The Rancho Cold Storage engine room features 2 million cubic feet of interior cold storage space that has been featured as the set for a variety of film productions, including movies, TV shows and music videos. The versatile facility is one of the most well-filmed in entertainment and has served as the backdrop for scenes set in ships, factories and other industrial settings.

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Filed in: Nostalgic Engine Room • Sunday, February 13th, 2011


Owned by Rancho Cold Storage, the iconic 6th Street Bridge filming area and base camp are designed specifically with television, commercial and film crews, photographers, location managers and scouts in mind. The recently-paved industrial location is fenced-in and offers water and electric hook-ups for RVs as well as a spacious parking lot with space for up to 100 vehicles.