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Title
Chemical explosion at Star Trucking Co
Alternative Title
Los Angeles Herald Examiner Photo Collection
Creator
Mercurio, Conrad
Date Created and/or Issued
1974
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
Title supplied by cataloger.
View depicts the near-total destruction of Star Trucking Co., located at 662 S. Mateo Street, the warehouse that was hit by a huge chemical blast. The explosion was caused by a load of corrosive chemicals in the warehouse. Windows and glass shattered in dozens of buildings within several blocks radius of the actual blast. Photograph dated August 18, 1974.
Type
image
Format
1 photographic print :b&w ;20 x 25 cm. on sheet 21 x 26 cm.
Photographic prints
Identifier
00095589
Herald Examiner Collection
HE box 41
CARL0005107131
http://173.196.26.125/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/30095
Subject
Buildings--Blast effects--California--Los Angeles
Debris--California--Los Angeles
Fire fighters--California--Los Angeles
Explosions--California--Los Angeles
Lost architecture--California--Los Angeles
Downtown Los Angeles (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Los Angeles Herald-Examiner photographs
Herald-Examiner Collection photographs

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