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Title
Ford Motor Co., Mercury Plant, looking west, 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
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 the Ford Motor Company, Mercury Plant site located at 8900 E. Washington Boulevard in Pico Rivera; view is looking west. The plant, still under construction but on the verge of completion, is located on the corner of Rosemead Boulevard (lower left corner) and Washington Boulevard (lower right corner); Paramount Boulevard runs diagonally (upper right to top left), and Rio Hondo parallels (upper portion). The 157-acre manufacturing facility was dedicated on May 6, 1948; the plant closed in 1980 and was purchased by Northrop Grumman in 1982. Photograph dated March 11, 1957.
Type
Image
Format
1 negative :safety ;12 x 14 cm.
Photographic safety negatives
Identifier
00091040
Kelly-Holiday Mid-Century Aerial Collection
KHAF 353-5
CARL0004955299
http://173.196.26.125/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/6562
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
Rivers--California--Pico Rivera
Pico Rivera (Calif.)
Pico Rivera (Calif.)--Aerial views
Aerial photographs
Time Period
1951-1960

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