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Scene of L.A. gas explosion
Alternative Title
Los Angeles Herald Examiner Photo Collection
Date Created and/or Issued
Contributing Institution
Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
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Photograph caption dated January 2, 1947 reads, "The arrow points to a big gap in the pavement at Ninth and Grand streets following the shattering gas explosion which ripped the heavy iron cover off the Bureau of Power and Light's main corner junction room underneath the street. Debris fell on a passing automobile."
1 photographic print :b&w ;21 x 26 cm.
Photographic prints
Herald Examiner Collection
HE box 41
Automobiles--California--Los Angeles
Explosions--California--Los Angeles
Gas-pipes--California--Los Angeles
Streets--California--Los Angeles
Crowds--California--Los Angeles
Men--California--Los Angeles
Los Angeles Evening Herald and Express photographs
Herald-Examiner Collection photographs

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