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Ruptured gas main, North Hollywood
Alternative Title
Los Angeles Herald Examiner Photo Collection
McClure, Richard H
Date Created and/or Issued
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Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
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Photo caption reads: "Caused by Gas Co. power shovel at Riverton and Otsego N.H." Photo dated: Aug. 12, 1974.; Smoke obscures the intersection at Otsego St. and Riverton in North Hollywood as water from a fireman's hose pours onto a fire on a ruptured gas line. The flames are higher then a nearby apartment building. Water fills the intersection and an abandoned power shovel is by the flames. The intersection is blocked off.
1 photographic print :b&w ;26 x 21 cm.
Photographic prints
Herald Examiner Collection
HE box 7810.
Gas industry--Accidents--California--Los Angeles
Explosions--California--Los Angeles
Fires--California--Los Angeles
Gas-pipes--California--Los Angeles
Power shovels
North Hollywood (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Los Angeles Herald-Examiner photographs
Herald-Examiner Collection photographs

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