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Collapsed railroad bridge
Alternative Title
Los Angeles Herald Examiner Photo Collection
Date Created and/or Issued
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Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
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From a rowboat, two heroic newspaper reporters, "Magellan" Eldridge and "Balboa" Watson photograph the floodwaters in the Los Angeles River that have compromised the Southern Pacific Railroad bridge near Elysian Park. Photograph dated March, 1938.
1 photographic print :b&w
Photographic prints
Herald Examiner Collection
HE box 7535
Floods--California--Los Angeles
Bridge failures--California--Los Angeles
Railroad bridges--California--Los Angeles
Rivers--California, Southern
Lost architecture--California--Los Angeles
Mountains--California, Southern
Los Angeles River (Calif.)
Santa Monica Mountains (Calif.)
Elysian Park (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Downtown Los Angeles (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Los Angeles Evening Herald and Express photographs
Herald-Examiner Collection photographs

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