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Worker trapped when house slips from blocks
Alternative Title
Los Angeles Herald Examiner Photo Collection
Mullen, Mike
Date Created and/or Issued
Contributing Institution
Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
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Photograph caption dated May 20, 1988 reads, "A construction worker was trapped beneath this two-story apartment house on Beacon Avenue near Seventh Street yesterday when it slipped off the blocks propping it up during foundation repairs. The injured man, 53, was in stable condition and being X-rayed at California Medical Center. Firefighters from eight companies responded to remove the man and keep the tottering old building from slipping any further."
1 photographic print :b&w ;26 x 35 cm. on sheet 29 x 36 cm.
Photographic prints
Herald Examiner Collection
Accidents--California--Los Angeles
Accident victims--California--Los Angeles
Construction workers--Accidents--California--Los Angeles
Building sites--California--Los Angeles
Fire fighters--California--Los Angeles
Rescues--California--Los Angeles
Dwellings--California--Los Angeles
Lost architecture--California--Los Angeles
Dwellings--Foundations--California--Los Angeles
Los Angeles Herald-Examiner photographs
Herald-Examiner Collection photographs

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