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Bridge fallen in L.A. River
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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The Los Angeles River is shown flowing through twisted steel girders of the Santa Fe's main railroad bridge on May 4, 1941, after floodwaters from a rainstorm undermined the concrete pier in the foreground. The pier toppled, throwing half of the bridge into the river. Weakened, the rest of the bridge could fall.
1 photograph :b&w
Photographic prints
Herald Examiner Collection
HE box 8787.
Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Rivers--California--Los Angeles
Bridges--California--Los Angeles
Floods--California--Los Angeles
Los Angeles River (Calif.)
Herald-Examiner Collection photographs

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