The Times They Are A-Changin

Demolition Of Old Bekins Moving & Storage building to make way for an expanding San Joaquin Community Hospital. Shot from the second floor of Kaiser Medical Facility.

I can't recall a demolition like this in Bakersfield since the old Elks Lodge at 17th and Chester Ave. Elks Lodge 266 was built in 1909 by pioneer builder/architect Benjamin McDougall. The brick building was very difficult to bring down. A notable feature was a large indoor swimming pool.


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Timestamps:
Taken 2:28 PM on October 8, 2012
Uploaded 6:08 AM on October 9, 2012
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Posted in Landmarks
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  • Canon PowerShot SX230 HS
  • ƒ/5.0
  • 1/400 sec.
  • 24 mm
  • 100 ISO
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Bakersfield, CA
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