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Title
Fireman battles blaze in explosion-ripped Newhall plant
Alternative Title
Valley Times Photo Collection
Creator
Michel, Don
Contributor
This project was supported in whole or in part by the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act, administered in California by the State Librarian
Made accessible through a grant from the John Randolph Haynes and Dora Haynes Foundation and Photo Friends
Date Created and/or Issued
1961
Contributing Institution
Los Angeles Public Library
Collection
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
Rights Information
Images available for reproduction and use. Please see the Ordering & Use page at http://tessa.lapl.org/OrderingUse.html for additional information.
Description
Photograph was edited for publication purposes
Photograph article dated September 20, 1961 partially reads, "Dannie Bragg, 262 Rhodes Ct., Fillmore, was critically burned as flames leaped through the compressor building at Union Oil Company's Del Valley absorption plant near Val Verde....A company spokesman said he believed the gas pocket inside the sheet metal building was touched off by a spark from one of the plant's six compressors. Damage was set by firemen at $400,000."
Type
Image
Format
1 photographic print :b&w ;26 x 21 cm.
Photographic prints
Identifier
00113616
Valley Times Collection
HCNVT_d014_f24_i12
CARL0005285854
http://173.196.26.125/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/47709
Subject
Union Oil and Manufacturing Company
Accidents--California--Newhall
Explosions--California--Newhall
Fire fighters--California--Newhall
Men--California--Newhall
Fire extinction--California--Newhall
Fire hose
Newhall (Calif.)
Valley Times Collection photographs

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