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Title
400-ton rail bridge collapses trapping two men inside truck
Alternative Title
Los Angeles Herald Examiner Photo Collection
Creator
Ramsess, Akili-Casundria
Date Created and/or Issued
1989
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
Title supplied by cataloger.
Rescue workers transport one of two men who were extracted from their vehicle at Firestone Boulevard near Graham Avenue when a bridge support for the new light rail line between downtown L.A. and Long Beach collapsed this morning. Both men were only slightly injured, after a girder fell onto the road. Firefighters used the "jaws of life" to free one victim trapped in the wreckage. Cause of the collapse is under investigation. Photograph dated March 29, 1989.
Type
Image
Format
1 photographic print :b&w ;23 x 27 cm. on sheet 28 x 32 cm.
Photographic prints
Identifier
00094875
Herald Examiner Collection
HE_b005_f4_i43
CARL0005063761
http://173.196.26.125/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/33463
Subject
Concrete bridges--Accidents--California--Los Angeles County
Accident victims--California--Los Angeles County
Concrete bridges--Design and construction
Accidents--California--Los Angeles County
Rescues--California--Los Angeles County
Fire fighters--California--Los Angeles County
Allied health personnel--California--Los Angeles County
Railroad bridges--California--Los Angeles County
Unincorporated areas--California--Los Angeles County
Florence (Los Angeles County, Calif.)
Los Angeles Herald-Examiner photographs
Herald-Examiner Collection photographs

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