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Two miners shaking hands after the completion of the San Jacinto tunnel, Banning, 1938
Date Created and/or Issued
November 1938
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.
Two men in hard hats with open grins shake hands with each other: the one with the light-colored jacket is Ralph McFall, the other is unidentified.
Photograph appears with the article, "Blast Holes Through 13-Mile San Jacinto Water Tunnel," Los Angeles Times, 20 Nov 1938: 1.
After much speculation and many setbacks, the water tunnel through the San Jacinto Mountains has finally been completed.
Handwritten on negative: 11- 21- 38
Text from newspaper caption: Ralph McFall, right, grins as he greets worker from "other side" as 13-mile San Jacinto tunnel was "holed" through yesterday after five years of arduous labor.
Text from negative sleeve: 15011 [mining? 11-21-38 doesn't seem to be what comes up in neg# search: Mayor Bowron Roger Jessup (Chairman of Board of Sups)
b&w nitrate negative
No linguistic content
Shaking hands--California--Banning
San Jacinto Mountains (Calif.)
McFall, Ralph
Los Angeles Times Photographic Collection

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