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Title supplied by cataloger. Railroad workers survey the wreckage of locomotives after one freight train crashed into another at Serapis Ave. and Slauson Ave. in Pico Rivera, killing a longtime Santa Fe Railroad supervisor and destroying two buildings. Approximately 12,000 gallons of diesel fuel, which spilled from the engines on the moving train, erupted in a huge fireball, shooting flames about 80 feet high as it engulfed the two buildings. The overall damage to the trains, twisted tracks and the two nearby buildings were estimated at approximately $2 million. The high-speed accident was blamed on a signal malfunction. Photograph dated January 23, 1988.
1 photographic print :b&w ;17 x 35 cm. on sheet 18 x 36 cm. Photographic prints