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Title
Mobil Oil spill cleanup
Alternative Title
Los Angeles Herald Examiner Photo Collection
Creator
Sergieff, Mike
Contributor
Made accessible through a grant from the John Randolph Haynes and Dora Haynes Foundation
Date Created and/or Issued
1986
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
The oil spill occurred when a worker inadvertently left a drain valve open at the Mobil oil storage facility, leaking 18,900 gallons of crude oil into the main channel of the Los Angeles Harbor.
Photograph caption reads: "Crew uses absorbant paper-like blotters to pick up oil spilled in harbor of Mobil Oil berth 240-A, San Pedro". Photograph dated: [Jan.], 1986.
Type
image
Format
1 photographic print :b&w ;28 x 36 cm.
Photographic prints
Identifier
00079305
Herald Examiner Collection
HH_b008_f4_i1
CARL0000080167
http://173.196.26.125/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/24834
Subject
Mobil Oil Company
Oil spills--Cleanup--California--Los Angeles
Harbors--California--Los Angeles
San Pedro (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Los Angeles Herald-Examiner photographs
Herald-Examiner Collection photographs

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