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Atom-like explosion wrecks wide area
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Los Angeles Herald Examiner Photo Collection
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Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
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Arrow points to the smoking ruins of the one-story brick building of the O'Connor Electro-Plating Copr. at 922 East Pico Boulevard, following a violent explosion which blew the structure to bits. At least 30 persons were killed and 300 others were injured. Photo dated: February 20, 1947.
1 photograph :b&w
Photographic prints
Herald Examiner Collection
HE box 645.
O'Connor Electro-Plating Corp. (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Explosions--California--Los Angeles
Industrial buildings--California--Los Angeles
Los Angeles Evening Herald and Express photographs
Herald-Examiner Collection photographs

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