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The Pat Hathaway Photo Collection

Mr. Pat Hathaway, Photo Archivist

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Knut Hovden Cannery, Monterey May 31, 1973
Boots K. Hovden Cannery Circa 1973, Copyright© 1998 photo by Pat Hathaway If you would like a copy of this photo please contact California Views Thank you 831 373-3811
Photo Accession CV # 1973-127-0003 Copyright©1973, Mr. Pat Hathaway

The New-Old Cannery Row, 1970's

Cannery Row
Sun Gate-West Harbor, Cannery Row, 1975
Cal Pak plant # 101, fire of Jan. 26, 1973
Cal Pak by Pat Hathaway Copyright© Pat Hathaway 1973  If you would like a copy of this photo please contact California Views Thank you. (831) 373-3811
Photo Accession CV # 1973-098-0012 Copyright©1973, Mr. Pat Hathaway
Pat Hathaway has been documenting Cannery Row for over 30 years and has hundreds if not thousands of photos of almost every foot of Cannery Row.
He first became interested in the history of Cannery Row at Pacific Grove High School.
In a summer school class in marine biology that used Between Pacific Tides as the text book for the class, that introduced Pat to Ed Ricketts and Cannery Row.
Hovden Cannery was the last to close on Cannery Row in 1973 in what is now the site of the Monterey Bay Aquarium.
Cal Pak or California Packing Corp. packed the Del Monte brand label from 1926, closed it's doors in April of 1962 and burned in 1967, 1973 and 1986.

Early Monterey Fishing industry Gallery.
Holdings: over 1000 photos of Cannery Row from 1965-2009
And photos of other click >purse seiners from the Monterey fishing fleet.
Holdings: over 22,135 of Monterey County listed in our database.

We also have aerials photos of Cannery Row and the Sardine fishing industries.

Early Monterey Fishing industry Gallery and photos of Cannery Row from the 1960 to today.
Cannery Row Interiors views of packing tables, fish cutting and machinery.
To see other photos by Pat Hathaway please goto our Big Sur and Pats photo gallery page

More Orca and Dolphins photos by Pat Hathaway
Monterey Stock Photo Archives
More photos by Mr. Hathaway at Panoramio
Photos of Cannery Row from the 1960 to today.
New Apple app Cannery Row
for the iPhone and iPad
The Essential Guide to Cannery Row, Then and Now Cannery Row By Michael K. Hemp with over 200 photos from our photo archives.
Available through iTunes

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Cannery Row History wall photo display of over 20 24x36, 30x40 and 40x60 historical prints of Cannery Row.
In the American Tin Cannery at 125 Ocean View Boulevard, Pacific Grove.

Gone but not forgotten photos of our lost history.

We have over 34,533 historical California images listed in our database and can provide a computer generated list by subject, place, date, photographer and format or any combination of the above for a small fee.
Please click to see more Cannery Row Photos and over 65 Searchable California Photo galleries with over 600 photos
Prints are available in Black & White or Sepia.
All images are also available for editorial downloads and onetime editorial use.
Please keep checking back as we will be adding more galleries

This page was last updated on September 1, 2014
Copyright © 2014 California Views Historical Photo Collection
To obtain permission to use any photographs please contact Mr. Pat Hathaway
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