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Building wrecker looks inside walls
Alternative Title
Valley Times Photo Collection
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Made accessible through a grant from the John Randolph Haynes and Dora Haynes Foundation and Photo Friends
Date Created and/or Issued
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Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
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Photograph caption dated March 17, 1955 reads, "Wrecker tells of odd discoveries - Tex Forister superintends wrecking of San Fernando's old city hall. At right is J. Santos Aceves, one of his crew. Forister has turned up oddities on wrecking jobs during his more than 30 years in the business."
1 photographic print :b&w ;26 x 21 cm.
Photographic prints
Valley Times Collection
Construction and demolition debris--California--San Fernando
Demolition--California--San Fernando
Lost architecture--California--San Fernando
City halls--California--San Fernando
Buildings--California--San Fernando
Wrecking--California--San Fernando
Men--California--San Fernando
San Fernando (Calif.)
Valley Times Collection photographs
Portrait photographs
Group portraits
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