Rohr exhibit revisits industry that shaped Chula Vista

From The San Diego Union Tribune

“Better. Faster. Cheaper.”That was Fred “Pappy” Rohr’s motto for manufacturing airplane parts, and it saturated Chula Vista from the early 40s through the 90s.His business, Rohr Aircraft Company, played a major role in U.S. military aviation in WWII, and it changed the face of the city.By 1945, the company employed nearly 10,000 people in its 67 buildings on 162 acres along the Chula Vista bayfront from G Street to J Street.More than 70 years later, Rohr’s life’s work is being honored in an exhibit at the Chula Vista Heritage Museum, which is housed in the Civic Center library on F Street.”