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Aftermath of locomotive pile-up in train tunnel, with bystanders looking on, Tehachapi, 1937
Date Created and/or Issued
[Probably March 15, 1937]
Publication Information
Los Angeles Times
Contributing Institution
UCLA, Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library
Los Angeles Times Photographic Archives
Rights Information
Access to this collection is generously supported by Arcadia funds.
A different photograph of this incident appears on the Photo Standalone page titled "Tehachapi Pass Railway Tunnel Mouth Blocked as Train Piles Up in Ravine." Los Angeles Times, 19 Mar. 1937: 22.
Train accident in railroad tunnel with the resulting pile-up seen in the tunnel's entrance. Bystanders, men, stand throughout the image, on the bridge above the tunnel, in the nearby hillside, and around the wreckage. The bridge has the year, "1915" etched into it. The surrounding area is a rural, grassy field, with barbed wire fencing and trees.
Text from sleeve: 2570-- Train Wreck - Tehacapi [sic] - Train Wreck, 3-37, [Sramped:] MAR 26 1937
b&w nitrate negative
No linguistic content
Railroad accidents--California--Tehachapi Pass
Los Angeles Times Photographic Collection

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