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Old Posted Sep 20, 2019, 5:39 PM
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Thanks, Earl..Bristolian..and Noir Noir, for your follow-ups on the California Shoe Manufacturing Co. I really appreciate it.

Despite being wholly utilitarian, the building has a certain charm to it.



I also like how the building appears to be sitting in the middle of nowhere.



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In October 1913, the Torrance factory was still in the planning stages

Boot and Shoe Recorder October 29, 1913
Now we need to find the previous location in Venice...perhaps that building is still standing.






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Number 3 in the picture, it was just north of the Union Tool Co. which was located at the NW corner of Western Avenue and Carson Street.
Excellent find, N N.

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Or as Sam Spade would say, "Thurthton"
Ha. Ha. Earl.

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