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some other pictures from site referenced in previous article ... cottle road site:
in the plant site pciture from the air .... hiway 85 crosses the picutre from top left center ... to mid-left edge. the railroad and old hiway 101 (monterey rd) is from right center edge to bottom middle.
you can just make out cottle rd overpbutt on hiway 85, horizontal towards the top of the picture. most of the "old" plant site is top half of the picture along cottle. including bldg. 10, 12, 14, 15. various stories about disk engineering work in bldg. 14 & 15
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isn't there a big unfinished half-built tower off of connecticut(?) somewhere around friendship hills(?) ... behind a whole foods(?) store. sometime in...
and the "old" sjr bldg 28 ... where the original relational-sql work was done (bracketed by the intersection of cottle & hiway 85):
this was before new almaden research facility was built up the hill
if cottle road were to be extended straight up the hill ... it would almost intersect the almaden facility (but cottle terminates at the bottom of the hill). to get the to almaden research (from cottle rd facility) ... you take the bernal rd thru santa teresa county park (the other access is via harry rd from the almaden valley side). in the right middle and bottom left pictures, harry road is seen heading down into almaden valley (towards the top of the pictures) and bernal road heading off to the right
in the cottle rd image
the large bldg. in the left center of the image is bldg. 50 built in the mid-80s (as part of the huge manufacturing expansion) for disk manufacturing. in the later downsizing, the offices in 50 was used to absorb some number of the people from off-site leased bldgs.