Donald Bastin's Richmond (Images of America) PDF

By Donald Bastin

ISBN-10: 0738528587

ISBN-13: 9780738528588

ISBN-10: 1531614922

ISBN-13: 9781531614928

Spanning from the shorelines of San Francisco Bay to the rolling hills of the San Pablo Ridge, Richmond is a urban with a background as diversified as its electorate. From its beginnings as part of Rancho San Pablo, Richmond has advanced over the years right into a bright, glossy urban with many varieties of industries and groups. even though, many of us have by no means obvious the Richmond of the day gone by, with its colossal shipbuilding operations that hired millions of steelworkers, either women and men, in the course of global conflict II. At one aspect within the Nineteen Forties the city's shipyards had approximately 100,000 staff turning out Liberty ships and different vessels by way of the ranking for the battle attempt. Richmond additionally boasted a Ford meeting plant, rail yards, and myriad small industries to help them.

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