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Puente building damaged by blast
Alternative Title
Los Angeles Herald Examiner Photo Collection
Date Created and/or Issued
Contributing Institution
Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
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Photograph caption dated December 21, 1951 reads, "Heavy damage from a gas explosion early today in building on Main street in Puente is pictured above. Cafe at left was damaged most. Doorway at right is entrance to upstairs hotel where 11 persons were sleeping. Only one was injured."
1 photographic print :b&w ;19 x 24 cm. on sheet 21 x 26 cm.
Photographic prints
Herald Examiner Collection
HE box 41
Explosions--California--La Puente
Buildings--Blast effects--California--La Puente
Debris--California--La Puente
Restaurants--California--La Puente
Hotels--California--La Puente
Men--California--La Puente
Streets--California--La Puente
Neon signs--California--La Puente
La Puente (Calif.)
Herald-Examiner Collection photographs
Night photographs

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