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Launch practice firefighting battle
Alternative Title
Valley Times Photo Collection
Keeshen, Walt
This project was supported in whole or in part by the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act, administered in California by the State Librarian
Made accessible through a grant from the John Randolph Haynes and Dora Haynes Foundation and Photo Friends
Date Created and/or Issued
Contributing Institution
Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
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Photograph caption dated February 18, 1957 reads, "Lone Air National Guard fireman in foreground, garbed in asbestos suit, guides fire truck into position as foam cannon opens up on blazing F-84F at San Fernando Valley Airport. Guard firemen practice on this salvage plane every two weeks to keep in shape should a real jet crash in takeoff or landing."
1 photographic print :b&w ;21 x 26 cm.
Photographic prints
Valley Times Collection
Fire extinction--California--San Fernando Valley
Fire fighters--California--San Fernando Valley
Men--California--San Fernando Valley
Armed Forces
United States--Air National Guard
San Fernando Valley (Calif.)
Valley Times Collection photographs

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