This aerial view of the city was taken in 1947. It is preserved in the San Leandro Historical Photograph and Document Collection.
The caption with the photograph says it looks toward Davis Street and San Leandro Boulevard and includes the Caterpillar Tractor Company, the Del Monte Cannery, the Stenzel Cannery, the Pickle Works and the Old St. Leander Church, among other landmarks.
Compare the photo to the satellite image attached to this article.
What's different and what's unchanged?
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