Douglas Aircraft Company Long Beach Plant, Pedestrian Tunnels, 3855 Lakewood Boulevard, Long Beach, Los Angeles County, CA
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3855 Lakewood Boulevard, Long Beach, CA
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Documentation compiled after 1968.
Survey number HAER CA-315-T
Building/structure dates: 1941 initial construction
Significance: Together the three underground tunnels are considered one of the two features along with 18 contributing buildings that comprise the Douglas Aircraft Company Long Beach Plant historic district. Activities associated with the district significantly contributed to the history of the aviation industry in southern California, the war (World War II) effort and the movement to utilize women workers on the Home Front, and to the development and growth of Long Beach and Lakewood.
War (World War II)
Douglas Aircraft Company
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)
VIEW OF ENTRY INTO TUNNEL UNDER BUILDING 18, FACING SOUTH.
VIEW OF ENTRY INTO TUNNEL BETWEEN BUILDINGS 7 AND 8, FACING EAST.
VIEW OF ENTRY INTO TUNNEL, OFF NORTH END OF BUILDING 9, FACING SOUTHEAST.
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