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L.A. high-rise construction accident
Alternative Title
Los Angeles Herald Examiner Photo Collection
Haering, Michael
Date Created and/or Issued
Contributing Institution
Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
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See image #00094851 for photograph that shares this caption.; Title supplied by cataloger.
Photograph caption dated December 19, 1985 reads, "Ironworkers console each other after collapse of high-rise office building left three of their colleagues dead and six others injured. Right, workmen inspect corrugated flooring that was crushed by falling girders from fifth floor above street level."
1 photographic print :b&w ;19 x 25 cm. on sheet 21 x 26 cm.
Photographic prints
Herald Examiner Collection
Structural steel workers--California--Los Angeles
Building construction--California--Los Angeles
Accident victims--California--Los Angeles
Building sites--California--Los Angeles
Accidents--California--Los Angeles
Building, Iron and steel--Joints
Office buildings--California--Los Angeles
Downtown Los Angeles (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Los Angeles Herald-Examiner photographs
Herald-Examiner Collection photographs

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