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Title
Carson refinery blasts kill two and injure 45
Alternative Title
Los Angeles Herald Examiner Photo Collection
Creator
Haering, Michael
Date Created and/or Issued
1985
Contributing Institution
Los Angeles Public Library
Collection
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
Rights Information
Images available for reproduction and use. Please see the Ordering & Use page at http://tessa.lapl.org/OrderingUse.html for additional information.
Description
An adjacent article partially reads, "Two people were killed and 45 more were injured when a chain of explosions from a gasoline-processing pump tore through an Atlantic Richfield refinery in Carson, sending 5,000-degree hydrogen flames shooting hundreds of feet into the air. The blaze was reported at 9:48 a.m., and was extinguished within an hour. The two deceased men were not immediately identified." Photograph dated December 5, 1985.
Type
Image
Format
1 photographic print :b&w ;19 x 35 cm. on sheet 29 x 36 cm.
Photographic prints
Identifier
00095613
Herald Examiner Collection
HE_b007_f5_i12
CARL0005107398
http://173.196.26.125/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/30119
Subject
Atlantic Richfield Co
Fire fighters--California--Los Angeles County
Allied health personnel--California--Los Angeles County
Petroleum refineries--Accidents--California--Carson
Petroleum refineries--California--Carson
Explosions--California--Carson
Accident victims--California--Carson
Carson (Calif.)
Los Angeles Herald-Examiner photographs
Herald-Examiner Collection photographs

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