Historic Packing Houses, Packing Sheds and Other Industrial Structures
in Central and Northern California
Bakersfield to Stockton on the Southern Pacific
Copyright 2006 by James E. Lancaster, Ph.D.
Paul Ayers, Bob Chaparro, Gene Deimling, Keith Jordan, Jim Lancaster, Gene Martin, Bill Messecar,
Cliff Prather, Carl Rodolf, Joseph Stearns and John Signor.
Web Page Created June 2, 2004
Last Updated January 23, 2010
The web page is
organized alphabetically by location with the contributing photographer
identified in parentheses for each photo or set of photos. The photos
are viewable in a separate browser window by clicking on PhotoLink.
All images remain the property of the individual photographers and may not be used without permission.
- The following
two photos show the former Cipponeri Familiy Farms packing house in
Atwater as it appeared in March 2008 (both photos by James Lancaster).
- The following two photos
show the D. M. Camp and Son potato shed in July 2006 (photos by James Lancaster).
Union Ice Company, May 1994 (Bob Chaparro photo) PhotoLink
Brandy Warehouse, June 1992 (Bob Chaparro photo) PhotoLink
- The following photo
shows the former brandy warehouse as it
appeared in July 2006 (all photos by James Lancaster).
Mendota Growers and Shippers, May 1995 (Bob Chaparro photo) PhotoLink
Cinderella Raisins, West Coast Growers and Packers, date not recorded (Bob Chaparro photo) PhotoLink
- The following five photos
show the former Cinderella Raisins facility as it
appeared in July 2006. It is now a part of Sun-Maid Growers (all photos by James Lancaster).
Former packing house, June 1992 (Bob Chaparro photo) PhotoLink
The following two photos show packing sheds near Weedpatch, September 2008 (James Lancaster photos)
Visit the companion web site:
Historic Packing Houses and Other Industrial Structures in Southern California
If you have any comments or questions please feel free to contact me at ljames1at (i.e., @) ix.netcom.com (no spaces).