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Girl escapes as grandmother, car hit by train
Alternative Title
Valley Times Photo Collection
Siddon, David
This project was supported in whole or in part by the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act, administered in California by the State Librarian
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 caption dated August 25, 1956 reads, "Crash injures grandmother - Firemen hose down gasoline from demolished car driven by Mrs. Bonnie Moore, 70, of Los Angeles near intersection of Laurel Canyon boulevard and Sherman Way, North Hollywood. Freight train crashed into gate-trapped auto seconds after young girl leaped from door to safety. Victim was taken to Cedars of Lebanon Hospital."; See image #00145907 for additional photo in this series.
1 photographic print :b&w ;21 x 26 cm.
Photographic prints
Valley Times Collection
Los Angeles (Calif.).--Fire Department
Railroad crossings--Accidents--California--Los Angeles
Railroad accidents--California--Los Angeles
Railroad tracks--California--Los Angeles
Locomotives--California--Los Angeles
Freight cars--California--Los Angeles
Traffic accident victims--California--Los Angeles
Traffic accidents--California--Los Angeles
Automobiles--Collision damage--California--Los Angeles
Automobiles--California--Los Angeles
Debris--California--Los Angeles
Accident victims--California--Los Angeles
Accidents--California--Los Angeles
Fire fighters--California--Los Angeles
Crowds--California--Los Angeles
Police--California--Los Angeles
Women--California--Los Angeles
Men--California--Los Angeles
Fire hose
North Hollywood (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Valley Times Collection photographs
Portrait photographs
Group portraits
Time Period

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