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Title
Ford Motor Co., Mercury Plant, looking northeast, Washington and Rosemead
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
1956
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 the Ford Motor Company, Mercury Plant site located at 8900 E. Washington Boulevard in Pico Rivera; view is looking northeast. The plant, still under construction, is located on the corner of Rosemead Boulevard (upper right) and Washington Boulevard (horizontally at middle); Rex Road is visible horizontally at forefront. The 157-acre manufacturing facility was dedicated on May 6, 1948; the plant closed in 1980 and was purchased by Northrop Grumman in 1982. Photographed for J.H. Pomeroy on November 2, 1956.
Type
Image
Format
1 negative :safety ;12 x 14 cm.
Photographic safety negatives
Identifier
00089666
Kelly-Holiday Mid-Century Aerial Collection
KHAF 309-8
CARL0004953273
http://173.196.26.125/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/5178
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
Pico Rivera (Calif.)
Pico Rivera (Calif.)--Aerial views
Aerial photographs
Time Period
1951-1960

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