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Man trapped hour, rescued
Alternative Title
Valley Times Photo Collection
Dean, Gordon
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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
Contributing Institution
Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
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Photograph was edited for publication purposes
Photograph article dated January 25, 1963 partially reads, "A 48-year-old North Hollywood construction worker was reported in good condition today after being trapped for more than an hour Thursday in the wreckage of an earth-moving vehicle. Harry Smalley, 48, 6461 Whitsett Ave., was pinned in the cab of the giant machine when it tumbled down a 12-foot embankment where the Golden State Freeway is under construction near Sepulveda Blvd. and Roxford St., Sylmar. Smalley, a former North Hollywood police officer, was driving the heavy grader near the edge of the raised freeway foundation mound when some dirt slipped and the machine toppled over the edge, police said." Photograph caption reads, "Arrow points to Harry Smalley, trapped in cab - Freeway construction worker was rescued after more than an hour."; See images #00141549 through #00141551 for all photos in this series.
1 photographic print :b&w ;26 x 21 cm.
Photographic prints
Valley Times Collection
Automobiles--Collision damage--California--Los Angeles
Traffic accidents--California--Los Angeles
Accident victims--California--Los Angeles
Crash injuries--California--Los Angeles
Automobiles--California--Los Angeles
Rescue work--California--Los Angeles
Rescues--California--Los Angeles
Trucks--California--Los Angeles
Men--California--Los Angeles
Sylmar (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Valley Times Collection photographs
Portrait photographs
Group portraits
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