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PhotographÂ was edited for publication purposes Photograph caption dated March 15, 1962 reads "Ed Hodges was semiconscious after being carried down ladder." The article partially reads "Six men were overcome by gas fumes today at a Sun Valley cement mixing plant after five of them attempted to rescue a fellow worker who had fallen 25 feet into a sand-heating hopper. Workers were on a platform atop the 82-foot tower of the Red-E-Crete concrete firm, 8401 Tujunga Ave., Sun Valley, when Bill Allor, 25, 229 W. Verdugo Rd., Burbank, lost his footing." Hodges tried to rescue Allor.; See images #00131051 through #00131052 for all photos in this series.
1 photographic print :b&w ;21 x 26 cm. Photographic prints
00131051 ValleyÂ Times Collection HCNVT_d036_f18_i2 CARL0005529968 http://184.108.40.206/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/61776
Red-E-Crete Incorporated--Employees Men--California--Los Angeles Fire fighters--California--Los Angeles Cement plants--Accidents--California--Los Angeles Industrial accidents--California--Los Angeles Rescue work--California--Los Angeles Rescues--California--Los Angeles Litters--California--Los Angeles Gases, Asphyxiating and poisonous--Accidents--California--Los Angeles Hazardous substances--Accidents--California--Los Angeles Sun Valley (Los Angeles, Calif.) Valley Times Collection photographs