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Catalog Number 2015.001.00712.31
Title Aerial View of Frank's Tannery and Port of Redwood City, August 1958
Photographer Pearl, Norton
Collection Archival Collection
Object Name Negative
Category Photographs
Date 1958
Description Aerial View of Frank's Tannery and Port of Redwood City, August 1958. Black and white negative shows an aerial view of the Port of Redwood City with Frank's Tannery in the center of the image. The tannery consists of a cluster of buildings, mostly long single-story structures. There is one larger structure in the center with a water tower, smokestack, and another tower. The Bayshore Freeway (Highway 101) is visible to the left of the Tannery. To the left of the Freeway is developed marshland and to right is undeveloped marshland. There is a slough running just above the Tannery. There appears to be another major road in construction to the right of the Tannery. Part of a series showing all industry in Port of Redwood City including Leslie's Salt Company, Ideal Cement Company, and a dredging company.
Studio Norton Pearl Photography
Place Redwood City, CA
People
Subjects Aerial photographs
Industry
Landscape photographs
Port of Redwood City
Redwood City
Search Terms Aerial Views
Aerial Views
Frank Tannery
Frank Tanning Company
Frank's Tannery
Industry
Landscapes
Port of Redwood City
Redwood City
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