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Title
Bomb found in L.A. bus station
Alternative Title
Los Angeles Herald Examiner Photo Collection
Creator
Steiner, Bob
Date Created and/or Issued
[ca. 19--]
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
During the 1970s until late in the 1980s, the Southern California Rapid Transit District (RTD) operated a main terminal in the basement of the three-level Greyhound bus terminal at 6th and Los Angeles Streets. The terminal was designed by Kenneth R. Swift of Welton Becket and Associates and constructed in 1965.
More than 1,000 people were evacuated from the downtown Greyhound Bus Terminal while a 25-pound satchel bomb was removed from inside. A tip regarding the bomb was called in, apparently from the same man claiming credit for an earlier incident at Los Angeles International Airport. Arrow shows the LAPD truck where the bomb was loaded as newsmen and passengers watch from across the street.
Type
Image
Format
1 photographic print :b&w ;19 x 25 cm. on sheet 21 x 26 cm.
Photographic prints
Identifier
00099424
Herald Examiner Collection
HE box 41
CARL0005112205
http://173.196.26.125/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/30402
Subject
Greyhound Corporation
Southern California Rapid Transit District
Terminals (Transportation)--California--Los Angeles
Buildings--Evacuation--California--Los Angeles
Explosives--California--Los Angeles
Local transit--California--Los Angeles
Streets--California--Los Angeles
Sixth Street (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Downtown Los Angeles (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Herald-Examiner Collection photographs
Night photographs
Swift, Kenneth R
Welton Becket and Associates

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