ELINOR. AN UNCOMMON DRINKERY FOR COMMON PEOPLE. The name of the new drinkery is a nod to barrier-breaking women, and Long Beach’s own history. Long Beach resident Elinor Otto, 99, an original “Rosie,” began wielding the rivet gun in early 1942, spending 50 years of her career in Long Beach building airplanes for Douglas and Boeing. She helped produce every iteration of the C-17 transport plane. Elinor has been dubbed “The Last Rosie the Riveter,” working until the age of 95 when Boeing closed the plant.

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