Photograph caption dated December 29, 1988 reads, "An unidentified Southern California Gas Co. worker, above, is comforted by a friend after a manhole cover, right, that had been blown into the air by a natural gas explosion grazed the back of his head on its way down, just missing a direct hit. Workers at Eighth and Stanford streets were fixing a gas pipe when the explosion occurred. The man was treated at County-USC Medical Center for a head bump."; See image #00096032 for photograph that shares this caption.
1 photographic print :b&w ;26 x 31 cm. on sheet 29 x 36 cm. Photographic prints
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