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Title
Train derailed, South Pasadena
Alternative Title
Los Angeles Herald Examiner Photo Collection
Creator
Hatalsky, Lisa
Date Created and/or Issued
1984
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
See image #00096102 for photograph that shares this caption.; Title supplied by cataloger.
Photograph caption dated August 28, 1984 reads, "The remains of a 1978 Ford Ranchero lie crumpled beside South Pasadena's Orange Grove Street crossing as the Amtrak passenger train that struck it draws slowly away. At right, driver Samuel Dixon, 35, lies on a stretcher as paramedics administer intravenous fluids before carrying him to Huntington Memorial Hospital, where his condition was critical but stable. They labored for half and hour to extricate Dixon from the wreckage. Pasadena police Sgt. Douglas Brown said it appeared that Dixon tried to drive his truck around a barricade lowered to warn of the [caption cut]."
Type
Image
Format
1 photographic print :b&w ;31 x 22 cm. on sheet 36 x 29 cm.
Photographic prints
Identifier
00096103
Herald Examiner Collection
HE_b008_f5_i13
CARL0005107050
http://173.196.26.125/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/30602
Subject
Amtrak
Ranchero automobile
Automobiles--Collision damage--California--South Pasadena
Allied health personnel--California--South Pasadena
Fire fighters--California--South Pasadena
Railroad accidents--California--South Pasadena
Railroad cars--California--South Pasadena
Debris--California--South Pasadena
South Pasadena (Calif.)
Los Angeles Herald-Examiner photographs
Herald-Examiner Collection photographs

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