just a couple blocks from my west oakland home a cereal factory churns out coco puffs on the daily, 24 hours a day seven days a week. the whole neighborhood smells like sugar and dough, a most comforting regularity.
yesterday i got a couple shots of the joint and in the process learned that the factory was built in 1910 and has been a cereal factory from the beginning. this information came from a nice man in a white pick up truck who stopped to chat when he saw me in the middle of the road getting this shot:
union and 14th. the front of the factory.
14th street sidewalk