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Title
Ford Motor Co., Mercury Plant, Washington and Rosemead, looking north
Alternative Title
Kelly-Holiday Mid-Century Aerial Photo Collection
Creator
Kelly, Howard D
Contributor
Made accessible through a grant from the John Randolph Haynes and Dora Haynes Foundation
Date Created and/or Issued
1957
Publication Information
Kelly-Holiday
Contributing Institution
Los Angeles Public Library
Collection
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
Rights Information
Images available for reproduction and use. Please see the Ordering & Use page at http://tessa.lapl.org/OrderingUse.html for additional information.
Description
Title supplied by cataloger.
Aerial view of Ford Motor Company, Mercury Plant site located at 8900 E. Washington Boulevard (slightly horizontally at top) and Rosemead Boulevard (not visible, but would be at bottom right) in Pico Rivera; view is looking north. Paramount Boulevard is diagonally at top left. The 157-acre manufacturing facility was dedicated on May 6, 1948 and ground was broken on March 23, 1956. The plant closed in 1980 and was purchased by Northrop Grumman in 1982. Photograph dated August 28, 1957.
Type
Image
Format
1 negative :safety ;11 x 14 cm.
Photographic safety negatives
Identifier
00093869
Kelly-Holiday Mid-Century Aerial Collection
KHAF 403-9
CARL0005097953
http://173.196.26.125/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/7018
Subject
Ford Motor Company.--Mercury Division
Automobile industry and trade--California--Pico Rivera
Industrial facilities--California--Pico Rivera
Manufacturing industries--California--Pico Rivera
Industrial sites--California--Pico Rivera
Industries--California--Pico Rivera
Parking lots--California--Pico Rivera
Streets--California--Pico Rivera
Pico Rivera (Calif.)--Aerial views
Pico Rivera (Calif.)
Aerial photographs
Time Period
1951-1960

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