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Title
Steel cap used to cap burning oil well in Santa Fe Springs, Calif
Date Created and/or Issued
November 5, 1928
Publication Information
Los Angeles Times
Contributing Institution
UCLA, Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library
Collection
Los Angeles Times Photographic Archives
Rights Information
US
UCLA Library Special Collections, A1713 Charles E. Young Research Library, Box 951575, Los Angeles, CA 90095-1575. Email: spec-coll@library.ucla.edu. Phone: (310) 825-3875
Description
When Man Triumphed Over Raging Nature. Top picture shows steel cap and steam crane that moved up on well and dropped cap over blazing mouth
Type
Image
Format
b&w glass negative
Identifier
uclalat_1429_b3719_G3459
ark:/21198/zz0002pk2c
Language
No linguistic content
Subject
Oil wells--Fires and fire prevention
Disaster
Oil industry workers--California--Santa Fe Springs
Petroleum industry and trade--Fires and fire prevention
Caps and closures
Santa Fe Springs Oil Fields--Fire, 1928
Source
Los Angeles Times Photographic Collection

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