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Title
19 Riders Hurt as Train Strikes RTD Bus
Alternative Title
Los Angeles Herald Examiner Photo Collection
Creator
Mendoza, Javier
Date Created and/or Issued
1986
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
RTD bus driver Floyd Cornelius Lovington (pictured) is treated by paramedics for injuries he sustained when the RTD bus he was driving was struck by a slow-moving Southern Pacific train at the intersection of Long Beach Boulevard and Ardmore Avenue in South Gate. Preliminary indications were that Covington apparently misjudged the distance between his bus and the railroad track and stopped too close to the crossing, which has no barrier at the intersection. Photograph dated August 6, 1986.
Type
Image
Format
1 photographic print :b&w ;23 x 35 cm. on sheet 29 x 36 cm.
Photographic prints
Identifier
00095485
Herald Examiner Collection
HE_b006_f1_i58
CARL0005098007
http://173.196.26.125/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/29997
Subject
Southern Pacific Transportation Company
Southern California Rapid Transit District
Traffic accident victims--California--South Gate
Railroad accidents--California--South Gate
Traffic accidents--California--South Gate
Rescues--California--South Gate
Streets--California--South Gate
Buses--California--South Gate
Allied health personnel--California--South Gate
South Gate (Calif.)
Los Angeles Herald-Examiner photographs
Herald-Examiner Collection photographs

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