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Title
Vernon plant ripped by explosion
Alternative Title
Los Angeles Herald Examiner Photo Collection
Date Created and/or Issued
1949
Contributing Institution
Los Angeles Public Library
Collection
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
Rights Information
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Description
Photograph was edited for publication purposes.; Title supplied by cataloger.
Photograph caption dated March 3, 1949 reads, "Clouds of smoke darken the sky over the Air Reduction Pacific Corporation plant in Vernon following an explosion which swept the plant and set 1000 acetylene tanks on fire today. One of the acetylene tank (arrow) hit the roof of an adjoining building. There was no early report of casualties."
Type
Image
Format
1 photographic print :b&w ;19 x 25 cm. on sheet 21 x 26 cm.
Photographic prints
Identifier
00099377
Herald Examiner Collection
HE box 41
CARL0005112117
http://173.196.26.125/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/30356
Subject
Acetylene industry--California--Vernon
Debris--California--Vernon
Industrial facilities--California--Vernon
Industrial sites--California--Vernon
Explosions--California--Vernon
Acetylene--California--Vernon
Vernon (Calif.)
Los Angeles Evening Herald and Express photographs
Herald-Examiner Collection photographs

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