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Train derailed, San Bernardino
Alternative Title
Los Angeles Herald Examiner Photo Collection
Jarzomb, Leo
Date Created and/or Issued
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Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
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A San Bernardino neighborhood was devastated by a 69-freight train that hurtled out of control off the tracks at 90 mph, slamming into 11 houses. Friends and family waited anxiously to find out what and who were left inside the homes as emergency crews, like the worker seen here along with a rescue dog, swarmed over the derailed rail car at the scene of the crash. Workers used torches to cut through the wrecked train's engine compartment to hunt for the black box, which was later found. Photograph dated May 12, 1989.
1 photographic print :b&w ;20 x 25 cm. on sheet 21 x 26 cm.
Photographic prints
Herald Examiner Collection
San Bernardino County (Calif.).--Sheriff's Dept.--Employees
Dogs--California--San Bernardino
Railroad accidents--California--San Bernardino
Debris--California--San Bernardino
Railroad cars--California--San Bernardino
San Bernardino (Calif.)
Los Angeles Herald-Examiner photographs
Herald-Examiner Collection photographs

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