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By Jennifer Dowling

ISBN-10: 0738547468

ISBN-13: 9780738547466

Rodeo, situated at the east shore of San Pablo Bay, used to be estimated because the meatpacking middle of the West whilst it used to be tested by way of the Union Stockyard corporation in 1890. That imaginative and prescient failed, however the city persisted attracting citizens for jobs on the close by Hercules powder works, Selby smelter, and Oleum refinery. by means of the Forties, a war-based commercial buildup made Rodeo�s inhabitants surge, and this was once through a postwar increase in housing and retail development. in the course of those wealthy years, Rodeo used to be a nearby hub for fishing and boating. instances have replaced, however the photos in those pages bear in mind Rodeo�s early years�the marina, companies and houses, colleges, civic officers, and native undefined, in addition to the town�s celebrations, reminiscent of the Holy Ghost and Aquatic Festivals.

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