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Home > California > Los Angeles > Goodyear Rubber Company, 6701 South Central Avenue, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, CA



B&W Photos
Building 35, Facade
HB123006
Building 35, Facade
Building 35, View From Across Street
HB123007
Building 35, View From Across Street
Building 35, Side View Including Guardhouse Building 63
HB123008
Building 35, Side View Including Guardhouse Building 63
Building 62, Guardhouse
HB123009
Building 62, Guardhouse
Building 31, Entrance Facade
HB123010
Building 31, Entrance Facade
Building 31, View Of Entrance Showing News Sign
HB123011
Building 31, View Of Entrance Showing News Sign
Building 31, View Of Entrance
HB123012
Building 31, View Of Entrance
Building 31, Entrance, View Of Front Steps And Door
HB123013
Building 31, Entrance, View Of Front Steps And Door
Building 31, Doorway Detail, Entrance Lobby
HB123014
Building 31, Doorway Detail, Entrance Lobby
Building 31, Main Floor Laboratory, Interior View Showing Detail Of Window And Tile Wall
HB123015
Building 31, Main Floor Laboratory, Interior View Showing Detail Of Window And Tile Wall
Building 31, Kitchen, Main Floor Interior
HB123016
Building 31, Kitchen, Main Floor Interior
Building 31, Main Floor Laboratory, Interior
HB123017
Building 31, Main Floor Laboratory, Interior
Building 31, Second Level Interior
HB123018
Building 31, Second Level Interior
Building 31, Second Level Interior, Windows On Left
HB123019
Building 31, Second Level Interior, Windows On Left
Building 31, Third Level Interior
HB123020
Building 31, Third Level Interior
Building 31, Third Floor Offices, Interior
HB123021
Building 31, Third Floor Offices, Interior
Building 31, Detail, Third Floor Offices, Interior
HB123022
Building 31, Detail, Third Floor Offices, Interior
Building 32a, Rear View
HB123023
Building 32a, Rear View
Buildings 31, 32a, 34, Rear View
HB123024
Buildings 31, 32a, 34, Rear View
Bridges Between Buildings 34 And 41
HB123025
Bridges Between Buildings 34 And 41
Building 34, Third Floor Interior
HB123026
Building 34, Third Floor Interior
Building 34, Second Floor Interior
HB123027
Building 34, Second Floor Interior
East Bridge, Buildings 41 To 31, Interior
HB123028
East Bridge, Buildings 41 To 31, Interior
Building 41, Facade
HB123029
Building 41, Facade
Building 41, Facade Close Up
HB123030
Building 41, Facade Close Up
Building 41, North Elevation
HB123031
Building 41, North Elevation
Building 41, Rear And South Elevation
HB123032
Building 41, Rear And South Elevation
Building 41, Interior
HB123033
Building 41, Interior
Building 41, Detail, Elevator Machinery, Interior
HB123034
Building 41, Detail, Elevator Machinery, Interior
Building 6, Facade
HB123035
Building 6, Facade
Building 6, South Elevation
HB123036
Building 6, South Elevation
Building 6, Main Floor, Interior
HB123037
Building 6, Main Floor, Interior
Building 6, Second Floor Interior
HB123038
Building 6, Second Floor Interior
Building 6, Second Floor Post Detail, Interior
HB123039
Building 6, Second Floor Post Detail, Interior
Building 6, Second Floor Machinery Detail, Interior
HB123040
Building 6, Second Floor Machinery Detail, Interior
Building 6, Second Floor Machinery Detail, Interior
HB123041
Building 6, Second Floor Machinery Detail, Interior
Building 6, Third Floor Interior
HB123042
Building 6, Third Floor Interior
Building 4, Cement House North Elevation
HB123043
Building 4, Cement House North Elevation
Building 4, Cement House Second Floor, Interior
HB123044
Building 4, Cement House Second Floor, Interior
Building 4, Cement House Main Floor, Interior
HB123045
Building 4, Cement House Main Floor, Interior
Building 5, Machine Shop South Elevation
HB123046
Building 5, Machine Shop South Elevation
Building 5, Machine Shop Interior
HB123047
Building 5, Machine Shop Interior
Building 5, Machine Shop Interior Detail
HB123048
Building 5, Machine Shop Interior Detail
Buildings 1, 2, 3, Power House, Facade
HB123049
Buildings 1, 2, 3, Power House, Facade
Buildings 1, 2, 3, Powerhouse, South Elevation
HB123050
Buildings 1, 2, 3, Powerhouse, South Elevation
Building 2, Power House, Boiler Room, Interior
HB123051
Building 2, Power House, Boiler Room, Interior
Building 2, Power House, Main Floor, Interior
HB123052
Building 2, Power House, Main Floor, Interior
Building 2, Power House, Pump House, Interior
HB123053
Building 2, Power House, Pump House, Interior
Building 2, Power House, Pump House, Interior Detail
HB123054
Building 2, Power House, Pump House, Interior Detail
Building 54, Latex Storage
HB123055
Building 54, Latex Storage
Building 55, Resiliometer Test
HB123056
Building 55, Resiliometer Test
Building 52, Rear
HB123057
Building 52, Rear
Building 51, Garage
HB123058
Building 51, Garage
Building 57, Airship Dock, Closer View
HB123059
Building 57, Airship Dock, Closer View
Building 57, Airship Dock
HB123060
Building 57, Airship Dock
Building 57, Airship Dock, Interior
HB123061
Building 57, Airship Dock, Interior
Building 59, Synthetic Pubber Storage
HB123062
Building 59, Synthetic Pubber Storage
Building 7, West Elevation
HB123063
Building 7, West Elevation
Building 7, East Elevation
HB123064
Building 7, East Elevation
Water Tank And Pump House
HB123065
Water Tank And Pump House
Carbon Black Tower
HB123066
Carbon Black Tower


Data Pages


Photo Caption Pages


Item Title


Location
6701 South Central Avenue, Los Angeles, CA

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1968.

Notes
Survey number HAER CA-13
Unprocessed field note material exists for this structure (FN-14).
Building/structure dates: 1919 initial construction
Significance: Goodyear Rubber Company was the first tire manufacturing company on the West Coast. By the mid-1920's, other tire companies followed Goodyear's lead and established facilities on the West Coast. With the added impetus provided by the presence of these major manufacturing industries, other smaller support industries and plants sprang up, providing materials, service and equipment. In 1928, with Goodyear and three other large rubber companies, Los Angeles became the second greatest rubber manufacturing center in the United States. Despite economic setbacks that occasionally plagues other industries, Goodyear-California continued to grow and justify all expectations of the parent company in Akron. By 1941, the Goodyear-California plant was supplying 11 western states, Alaska, and Hawaii with a maximum production of 15,000 tires daily, and employing 1500 to 2500 workers.

Subjects
Industrial Facilities
Artificial Rubber Industry
Economic Development


Related Names
Hunkin, N. J.
Hunkin-Conkey Construction Company
Watt Industries
Roger G Hatheway & Associates, Historian
Zimmerman, Tom, Photographer


Collection
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. BUILDING 35, FACADE
2. BUILDING 35, VIEW FROM ACROSS STREET
3. BUILDING 35, SIDE VIEW INCLUDING GUARDHOUSE BUILDING 63
4. BUILDING 62, GUARDHOUSE
5. BUILDING 31, ENTRANCE FACADE
6. BUILDING 31, VIEW OF ENTRANCE SHOWING NEWS SIGN
7. BUILDING 31, VIEW OF ENTRANCE
8. BUILDING 31, ENTRANCE, VIEW OF FRONT STEPS AND DOOR
9. BUILDING 31, DOORWAY DETAIL, ENTRANCE LOBBY
10. BUILDING 31, MAIN FLOOR LABORATORY, INTERIOR VIEW SHOWING DETAIL OF WINDOW AND TILE WALL
11. BUILDING 31, KITCHEN, MAIN FLOOR INTERIOR
12. BUILDING 31, MAIN FLOOR LABORATORY, INTERIOR
13. BUILDING 31, SECOND LEVEL INTERIOR
14. BUILDING 31, SECOND LEVEL INTERIOR, WINDOWS ON LEFT
15. BUILDING 31, THIRD LEVEL INTERIOR
16. BUILDING 31, THIRD FLOOR OFFICES, INTERIOR
17. BUILDING 31, DETAIL, THIRD FLOOR OFFICES, INTERIOR
18. BUILDING 32A, REAR VIEW
19. BUILDINGS 31, 32A, 34, REAR VIEW
20. BRIDGES BETWEEN BUILDINGS 34 AND 41
21. BUILDING 34, THIRD FLOOR INTERIOR
22. BUILDING 34, SECOND FLOOR INTERIOR
23. EAST BRIDGE, BUILDINGS 41 TO 31, INTERIOR
24. BUILDING 41, FACADE
25. BUILDING 41, FACADE CLOSE UP
26. BUILDING 41, NORTH ELEVATION
27. BUILDING 41, REAR AND SOUTH ELEVATION
28. BUILDING 41, INTERIOR
29. BUILDING 41, DETAIL, ELEVATOR MACHINERY, INTERIOR
30. BUILDING 6, FACADE
31. BUILDING 6, SOUTH ELEVATION
32. BUILDING 6, MAIN FLOOR, INTERIOR
33. BUILDING 6, SECOND FLOOR INTERIOR
34. BUILDING 6, SECOND FLOOR POST DETAIL, INTERIOR
35. BUILDING 6, SECOND FLOOR MACHINERY DETAIL, INTERIOR
36. BUILDING 6, SECOND FLOOR MACHINERY DETAIL, INTERIOR
37. BUILDING 6, THIRD FLOOR INTERIOR
38. BUILDING 4, CEMENT HOUSE NORTH ELEVATION
39. BUILDING 4, CEMENT HOUSE SECOND FLOOR, INTERIOR
40. BUILDING 4, CEMENT HOUSE MAIN FLOOR, INTERIOR
41. BUILDING 5, MACHINE SHOP SOUTH ELEVATION
42. BUILDING 5, MACHINE SHOP INTERIOR
43. BUILDING 5, MACHINE SHOP INTERIOR DETAIL
44. BUILDINGS 1, 2, 3, POWER HOUSE, FACADE
45. BUILDINGS 1, 2, 3, POWERHOUSE, SOUTH ELEVATION
46. BUILDING 2, POWER HOUSE, BOILER ROOM, INTERIOR
47. BUILDING 2, POWER HOUSE, MAIN FLOOR, INTERIOR
48. BUILDING 2, POWER HOUSE, PUMP HOUSE, INTERIOR
49. BUILDING 2, POWER HOUSE, PUMP HOUSE, INTERIOR DETAIL
50. BUILDING 54, LATEX STORAGE
51. BUILDING 55, RESILIOMETER TEST
52. BUILDING 52, REAR
53. BUILDING 51, GARAGE
54. BUILDING 57, AIRSHIP DOCK, CLOSER VIEW
55. BUILDING 57, AIRSHIP DOCK
56. BUILDING 57, AIRSHIP DOCK, INTERIOR
57. BUILDING 59, SYNTHETIC PUBBER STORAGE
58. BUILDING 7, WEST ELEVATION
59. BUILDING 7, EAST ELEVATION
60. WATER TANK AND PUMP HOUSE
61. CARBON BLACK TOWER


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