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Gas main break near Evening Herald and Express perils hundreds
Alternative Title
Los Angeles Herald Examiner Photo Collection
Date Created and/or Issued
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Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
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Mrs. Josephine Tallman, 23, and her children, James 2 1/2, and Stanley 1, were evacuated from the Georgia Hotel after gas escaped from a ruptured high-pressure main. They stood with a crowd which had gathered at Georgia street, between 12th Place and Pico Boulevard, to watch as firemen tried to control the broken main. Photograph dated January 8, 1947.
1 photographic print :b&w ;26 x 21 cm.
Photographic prints
Herald Examiner Collection
HE box 41
Los Angeles Evening Herald and Express (Firm)
Newspaper buildings--California--Los Angeles
Explosions--California--Los Angeles
Gas-pipes--California--Los Angeles
Streets--California--Los Angeles
Crowds--California--Los Angeles
Hotels--California--Los Angeles
Los Angeles Evening Herald and Express photographs
Herald-Examiner Collection photographs

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