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Title
Worker brought down to safety by rescuing firemen
Alternative Title
Valley Times Photo Collection
Creator
Hyde, Alan
Contributor
This project was supported in whole or in part by the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act, administered in California by the State Librarian
Made accessible through a grant from the John Randolph Haynes and Dora Haynes Foundation and Photo Friends
Date Created and/or Issued
1962
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
Photograph 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.
Type
Image
Format
1 photographic print :b&w ;21 x 26 cm.
Photographic prints
Identifier
00131051
Valley Times Collection
HCNVT_d036_f18_i2
CARL0005529968
http://173.196.26.125/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/61776
Subject
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

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