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Bird's-eye view, O'Connor Electro-Plating Corp
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Los Angeles Herald Examiner Photo Collection
Fowler, Perry
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Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
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Bird's-eye view of the 900 block, East Pico Boulevard, where a violent explosion blew up the O'Connor Electro-Plating Corp. building and destroyed four residences nearby. The arrow points to the spot where the O'Connor building once stood. At least 30 persons were killed and more than 1000 others were injured in the tragedy. This aerial photo was taken from the Goodyear blimp piloted by Comdr. R. H. Hobesack. Photo dated: February 20, 1947.
1 photograph :b&w
Photographic prints
Herald Examiner Collection
HE box 645.; HE-000-147 4x5
O'Connor Electro-Plating Corp. (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Airships--California--Los Angeles
Explosions--California--Los Angeles
Industrial buildings--California--Los Angeles
Los Angeles Evening Herald and Express photographs
Herald-Examiner Collection photographs

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