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Alviso in Santa Clara County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Bayside Cannery

ca. 1906

 

—City of San Jose – Capital of the Silicon Valley —

 
Bayside Cannery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, November 5, 2009
1. Bayside Cannery Marker
Inscription. Established ca.1906, Bayside Canning Company expanded to become the third largest cannery in the United States by 1931. Under the leadership of Thomas Foon Chew, Bayside was the first cannery in the world to can green asparagus. The main building seen today was constructed in 1929.

San Jose Historical Landmark No. 69
 
Erected by City of San Jose. (Marker Number 69.)
 
Location. 37° 25.695′ N, 121° 58.752′ W. Marker is in Alviso, California, in Santa Clara County. Marker is on Hope Street near Elizabeth Street, on the left when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1300 Hope Street, Alviso CA 95002, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. China Camp (within shouting distance of this marker); Union Warehouse and Docks (within shouting distance of this marker); Alviso (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Port and Town of Alviso (about 600 feet away); Discover Alviso’s Rich History (about 600 feet away); Water Everywhere (about 700 feet away); The Steamboat Jenny Lind Disaster (about 700 feet away); La Montagne Boarding House (about 800 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Alviso.
 
Categories. 20th CenturyIndustry & CommerceNotable Places
 
Bayside Cannery image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, November 5, 2009
2. Bayside Cannery
Marker is located on the ground below the "Co" in the Bayside Cannery Co. painted letters on the side of the building.
Bayside Cannery image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, November 5, 2009
3. Bayside Cannery
Bayside Cannery image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, November 5, 2009
4. Bayside Cannery
Bayside Cannery Ruins image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, November 5, 2009
5. Bayside Cannery Ruins
 
 
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