Chula Vista

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After many decades of being an agricultural community and lemon capital, an aircraft-parts manufacturer moved to Chula Vista. In 1940, Rohr Aircraft Corporation arrived and, due to the demand for workers and housing for them, the agricultural town was on its way to becoming a bedroom community. The city grew rapidly due to the development of a large ranch and the construction of 25,000 homes.
ISBN: 9780738580166
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing
State: California
Series: Then and Now
Images: 166
Pages: 128
Dimensions: 6.5 (w) x 9.25 (h)
Frank Roseman and Peter Watry have traced this growth, pairing rare and vintage photographs with modern images of Chula Vista today.
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