$125,000,000 YEAR FOR LONG BEACH The year 1958 saw much oi ihe nation gripped by a business slump but Long Beach had a big cushion against any economic reverses. A record year for construction was established as $125,000,000 in major projects got under way. And, the prospects are that 1959 will see almost as much new construction get under way. From the harbor to North Long Beach steel rose skyward to form a new skyline for the city. Al Thompson, surveying on the job for Millie Severson, construction engineers for the big Harbor Dept. Administration Building typifies scenes repeated often in the city's greatest year in building.
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