Collection: Richards Studio Collection
(Unique: 28379) Date: ca. 1960 Description: Aerial photograph of Hooker Electrochemical plant on Alexander Avenue in the Tideflats ca. 1960 Richards stock footage. Built on the site of the old Foundation shipyard, the Hooker plant opened in February, 1929. It played a leading part in Tacoma's industrial history for over sixty years. Company name was changed without comment to Occidental Chemical Corp. in 1982. Address:605 Alexander Ave. (Check the Buildings Index) Subjects:Hooker Electrochemical Co. (Tacoma); Chemical industry--Tacoma--1960-1970; Aerial photographs; Image type: Black & White Print type: Fiber base-Glossy Print format: Irregular Rights: See Tacoma Public Library for specific rights and permissions.