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Heavy equipment submerged in Los Angeles River
Alternative Title
Los Angeles Herald Examiner Photo Collection
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Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
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A power shovel and bulldozer are shown submerged in water that rushed down the wash opening into the Los Angeles River just east of Figueroa Street. The storm came so quickly that there wasn't time to get the machinery out of the stream bed. The shovels were being used for flood control work.
1 photograph :b&w
Photographic prints
Herald Examiner Collection
HE box 3451; HE-001-971 4x5
Floods--California--Los Angeles
Rivers--California, Southern
Los Angeles River (Calif.)
Herald-Examiner Collection photographs

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