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B.F. Goodrich plant, Commerce, looking northwest
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Kelly-Holiday Mid-Century Aerial Photo Collection
Kelly, Howard D
Made accessible through a grant from the John Randolph Haynes and Dora Haynes Foundation
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Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
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In 1927, the Pacific Goodrich Rubber Company made an initial investment of $4 million dollars for a plant that was to be located on a 45-acre tract known as the Union Pacific Tract. The main building fronted about 1200 feet along the south side of Mines Ave. (now Olympic Blvd.) just east of Industrial St. (now Goodrich Blvd.) and was 250 feet wide.
Aerial view of the B. F. Goodrich plant, located at 5400 E. Olympic Boulevard (formerly Mines Ave.), and the corner of Goodrich Boulevard (formerly Industrial St.); view is looking northwest. Union Pacific Avenue is bottom middle to middle left; Olympic Blvd. is diagonally, lower right to top left; Whittier Blvd. is diagonally from upper right to top left corner; Goodrich Blvd. is slightly horizontally, upper middle; Gerhart Street peeks out from extreme bottom right corner. Photograph dated December 3, 1957.
1 negative :safety ;11 x 14 cm.
Photographic safety negatives
Kelly-Holiday Mid-Century Aerial Collection
KHAF 442-4
B.F. Goodrich Company
Industrial facilities--California--Commerce
Rubber industry and trade--California--Commerce
Railroad tracks--California--Commerce
Tire industry--California--Commerce
Commerce (Calif.)--Aerial views
Commerce (Calif.)
Aerial photographs

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