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The shipping container made one trip from Asia loaded with dry goods.

From the harbor it was trucked to a small factory beside the Los Angeles River in Elysian Valley.

There it made a 400-foot journey along an assembly line where more than 40 workers cut, welded, wrenched and nailed until it emerged eight days later with wallboard, windows, electrical and plumbing.

On Wednesday, encased in shrink wrap, the container was unloaded from a truck onto a vacant lot in Orange County, one of 54 prefabricated modules that will arrive over the next two weeks.

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