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Title
Boat runs aground on muddy L.A. River
Alternative Title
Security Pacific National Bank Photo Collection
Date Created and/or Issued
1938
Contributing Institution
Los Angeles Public Library
Collection
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
Rights Information
Images available for reproduction and use. Please see the Ordering & Use page at http://tessa.lapl.org/OrderingUse.html for additional information.
Description
While sailing on the muddy Los Angeles River, two adventurers' boat overturned on a shoal. After righting their boat, "Foghorn" Eldridge is seen up to his chest in mud, blowing the distress horn. "Wharf Rat" Watson waves the flag he had intended to plant on the shores of Long Beach, if and when they sailed the length of the river.
Type
Image
Format
1 photograph :b&w
Photographic prints
Identifier
00028406
Security Pacific National Bank Collection
7535.; HE-001-972 4x5
CARL0000031412
http://173.196.26.125/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/94475
Subject
Rivers--California--Los Angeles
Adventure and adventurers--California--Los Angeles
Los Angeles River (Calif.)

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