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Title
Hot wires burn pavement
Alternative Title
Valley Times Photo Collection
Contributor
This project was supported in whole or in part by the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act, administered in California by the State Librarian
Made accessible through a grant from the John Randolph Haynes and Dora Haynes Foundation and Photo Friends
Date Created and/or Issued
1955
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
Photograph was edited for publication purposes
Photograph caption dated December 19, 1955 reads, "Proof that 4,800 volts can leave burn scars is shown on street pavement in front of 7133 Reseda Blvd. where four "hot" wires fell. Pointing out blackened spots is Stan Gordon, of 7431 Topeka St., Reseda, who was standing across street. He helped Water and Power employes [sic] clear Christmas shoppers from area."
Type
Image
Format
1 photographic print :b&w ;26 x 21 cm.
Photographic prints
Identifier
00108618
Valley Times Collection
HCNVT_d007_f38_i25
CARL0005218287
http://173.196.26.125/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/43933
Subject
Men--California--Los Angeles
Pavements, Concrete--California--Los Angeles
Electric lines--California--Los Angeles
Automobiles--California--Los Angeles
Streets--California--Reseda (Los Angeles)
Reseda Boulevard (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Reseda (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Valley Times Collection photographs
Portrait photographs

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