Pacific Coast Architecture Database (PCAD)


Dyer, E.H., Farm and Sugar Beet Factory, Union City, CA

ID: 5790
Alt. Name: California Beet Sugar Manufacturing Company, Union City, CA
Construction Date: End Date: 1870
Notes: The factory closed for financial reasons in 1873; several subsequent sugar beet factories were built in the near vicinity over the years operated by several different companies, including the Standard Sugar Refining Company (1879-1886), Pacific Coast Sugar Company (1887-1888), Alameda Sugar Company, (1889-1924), and the Holly Sugar Company, (1927-1975);
Demolition Note: Demolished;
Alteration Note: The original plant was demolished, but a replica has since been erected at the same site;
Building History: Built on a portion of the E.H. Dyer Farm, this processing plant opened 11/15/1870, processing 293 tons of beet sugar in its first year; it was located in the town of Alvarado, CA; the town of Union City incorporated several of its neighbors over the years, including Alvarado, DeCoto, and New Haven, CA;
State Landmark Status: State Landmark Number: 768
State Landmark State: CA
Structure Type: built works - industrial buildings - factories
Locations: Structure:
30849 Dyer Street
Union City, CA
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