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Rosie the Riveter National Historical Park, Auxiliary Plate Shop, 912 Harbour Way, Richmond, Contra Costa County, CA



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B&W Photos

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BWPhotos 194890

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BWPhotos 194891

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BWPhotos 194892

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BWPhotos 194893

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BWPhotos 194894

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BWPhotos 194895

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Location
912 Harbour Way, Richmond, CA

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1968.

Notes
Survey number HAER CA-326-I
Unprocessed field note material exists for this structure (N976).
Significance: Plate shops were the first real point of production in the shipyards as workers there began to fashion raw plates and shapes into usable pieces. Richmond Yards 1, 2, and 3 each had one plate shop, and yards 1 and 2 shared an additional one. Bare and cavernous, the plate shops varied in size, but none were much more than tall, open-ended boxes whose interiors were arranged into long aisles or "bays," each of which shared with its adjoining neighbors a bank of machinery between them...

Subjects
Industrial Facilities


Related Names
Brooks , William Pete, Delineator
Lowe, Jet, Photographer


Collection
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)

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