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Title
Train derailed
Alternative Title
Los Angeles Herald Examiner Photo Collection
Creator
Chinn, Paul
Contributor
Made accessible through a grant from the John Randolph Haynes and Dora Haynes Foundation
Date Created and/or Issued
1983
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
Photo caption reads: "Train accident a rail mystery: A Los Angeles City firefighter surveys damages from a freight train derailment in the Highland Park area. No injuries were reported, but five of the 57 cars were tipped over and four cars were tilted, but still on the track. What caused the derailment near the end of the train's trip from Chicago to Los Angeles is unknown. The derailed cars hit a telephone pole and downed some power lines in the accident at Marmion Way near Avenue 43, city fire spokesman Henry Amparan said. Santa Fe railroad spokesman Gene Flohrschutz said passenger trains would continue to run through San Bernardino, Riverside, Fullerton and Los Angeles, and the freight route would reopen today." Photograph dated: Aug. 15, 1983.
Type
Image
Format
1 photographic print :b&w ;26 x 36 cm.
Photographic prints
Identifier
00082114
Herald Examiner Collection
HH_b008_f5_i8
CARL0000081224
http://173.196.26.125/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/25489
Subject
Railroad accidents--California--Los Angeles
Railroads--California--Los Angeles
Highland Park (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Los Angeles Herald-Examiner photographs
Herald-Examiner Collection photographs

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