Historic Packing Houses, Packing Sheds and Other Industrial Structures
in Central and Northern California

Copyright 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007 by James E. Lancaster, Ph.D.

Contributing Photographers:
Paul Ayers, Bob Chaparro, Gene Deimling, Keith Jordan, Jim Lancaster, Gene Martin, Bill Messecar,
Cliff Prather, Carl Rodolf, Randy Sunada, John Signor and
Joseph Stearns.

Web Page Created June 2, 2004
Last Updated August 22, 2007


The images are divided into five groups with each group on its own web page. Click on the header to open the page.

The image locations are listed south to north geographically within each group. New pages or pages with new photos are identified by New.

Bakersfield to Stockton on the Southern Pacific

  • Edison New 
  • Famoso New 
  • Selma New 
  • Fowler New 
  • Mendota 
  • Firebaugh
  • Atwater
  • Turlock

Bakersfield to Stockton on the Santa Fe

  • Shafter
  • Wasco
  • Pond
  • Hanford
  • Fresno
  • Merced
  • Riverbank

Eastside Lines: Southern Pacific, Santa Fe and Visalia Electric

  • Richgrove New
  • Ducor New
  • Terra Bella New 
  • Ultra New
  • Magnolia New
  • Sunland New
  • Porterville Jct. New
  • Porterville New
  • Euclid New
  • Strathmore New
  • Lindsay New
  • Neil New
  • Exeter New
  • Visalia New
  • Ivanhoe New
  • Hillmaid/East Redbanks New
  • Woodlake New
  • Redbanks New
  • Rayo New
  • Cutler New
  • East Orosi New
  • Orange Cove New
  • Sultana New
  • Dinuba New
  • North Dinuba New
  • Reedley New
  • LacJac New
  • Parlier New
  • Del Rey New
  • Lone Star New
  • Mattei New
  • Sanger New

North of Stockton

  • Acampo New
  • Lodi New
  • Loomis
Miscelaneous Locations
  • Santa Maria
  • Santa Rosa

Visit the companion web site:

Historic Packing Houses and Other Industrial Structures in Southern California

Other Photos and Related Resources

Ken Hairstine has photos of packing houses from Winters, CA and the Victorville portion of Lodi, CA. The reuse of any of Ken's images for non-commercial use is subject to the conditions described by the Creative Commons License.

You can search for historic buildings on the Library of Congress HABS/HAER web site by visiting the Home Page.

If you have any comments or questions please feel free to contact me at ljames1at (i.e., @) ix.netcom.com (no spaces).