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Broadway Tunnel demolition
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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A dynamite blast in the Broadway Tunnel on September 21, 1949 during its demolition touched off a false earthquake scare in the Civic Center and vicinity. The black arrow points to the courtroom where the Mickey Cohen trial was under way. Several spectators left hurriedly. The white arrow shows what's left of the tunnel after the blast. Concrete sections blasted away lie in the foreground.
1 photograph :b&w
Photographic prints
Herald Examiner Collection
HE box 935.
Streets--California--Los Angeles
Tunnels--California--Los Angeles
Actions and defenses--California--Los Angeles
Wrecking--California--Los Angeles
Downtown Los Angeles (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Broadway (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Los Angeles Evening Herald and Express photographs
Herald-Examiner Collection photographs
Cohen, Mickey,1914-1976

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