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Title
Train derailment
Alternative Title
Los Angeles Herald Examiner Photo Collection
Creator
Mullen, Mike
Contributor
Made accessible through a grant from the John Randolph Haynes and Dora Haynes Foundation
Date Created and/or Issued
1988
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
3 tankers and a box car overturned on El Segundo/Alameda, Compton. Photo caption reads: "Acid test of sunny day: Work crews clean up after the derailment of four tank cars spoiled what had started out as a quiet, sunny morning near Alameda Street and El Segundo Boulevard. One car contained 13,573 gallons of sulfuric acid, while another had 23,530 gallons of tallow, authorities said. An evacuation plan was readied in case the two should mix, but there was no leakage." Photograph dated: Jan. 15, 1988.
Type
Image
Format
1 photographic print :b&w ;29 x 36 cm.
Photographic prints
Identifier
00082116
Herald Examiner Collection
HH_b008_f6_i3
CARL0000081226
http://173.196.26.125/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/25486
Subject
Railroad accidents--California--Compton
Railroads--California--Compton
Compton (Calif.)
Los Angeles Herald-Examiner photographs
Herald-Examiner Collection photographs

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