Monterey in Monterey County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
Building Cannery Row
Historic Cannery Row
Cannery worker Hank Damewood (right) seems lost in thought as he passes under the enclosed conveyor crossover that moved processed fish products to railside warehousing. Work can be seen progressing to raise the roof height of the Carmel Canning Company. Known builders on Cannery Row included Ross Elio, Charles D. Todd, Sam Vassalo and Robert Jones, an architect who designed many cannery buildings.
Physical change was constant on Ocean View Avenue, and alterations and additions to cannery buildings occurred annually. P.A. Hansen’s Union Supply Company and the T.A. Work Lumber Company provided the necessary materials. The Edgewater Packing Company was the only brick fish processing plant on the Row. It was designed by Monterey City Engineer Howard Severance in
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & Commerce • Notable Places. A significant historical year for this entry is 1917.
Location. 36° 36.907′ N, 121° 54.042′ W. Marker is in Monterey, California, in Monterey County. Marker is on Wave Street, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 601 Wave Street, Monterey CA 93940, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Grand Procrastination (within shouting distance of this marker); Working Women (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); McAbee Beach (about 400 feet away); The Cannery Row Monument (about 400 feet away); Monterey’s First Fishermen (about 400 feet away); The Del Mar Canning Company, 1927-1947 (about 600 feet away); Jone Quock Mui (about 600 feet away); Silver Harvest (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Monterey.
Credits. This page was last revised on August 9, 2018. It was originally submitted on May 5, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. This page has been viewed 690 times since then and 38 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on May 5, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.