A Historical Stroll Down Talleyrand Avenue

May 29, 2012 5 comments Open printer friendly version of this article Print Article

While Downtown Jacksonville's wharfs boomed a century ago, this heavy maritime related industrial district also came to life during the same period of time. While our wharfs are long gone, this district remains an urban Jacksonville economic powerhouse: Talleyrand

Ford Motor Company plant employees in training in 1949.

The Ford plant today.

This line of warehouses on Wambolt Street, between Talleyrand Avenue and the old Ford plant, date back to 1965.

The Dixie Culvert & Metal Company was a corrugated steel pipe manufacturing company with a plant at the NW corner of Jessie Street and Talleyrand Avenue.  This image captures the plant in 1939.

Dixie Culvert & Metal Company employees in 1949.

The former Dixie Culvert & Metal Company site today

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