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Toxic gas cloud hovers over Simi Valley
Alternative Title
Los Angeles Herald Examiner Photo Collection
Grayson, Steve
Date Created and/or Issued
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Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
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A deadly toxic cloud looms over Simi Valley at the intersection of Los Angeles Avenue and Madera Boulevard. The square-mile chlorine cloud formed after a leak at a textile plant and forced 11,500 residents out of their homes and into the rain, injuring 18 people and causing major traffic snarls. Firefighters in protective suits worked late into the evening to cap the leak. Photograph dated January 5, 1989.
1 photographic print :b&w ;23 x 33 cm. on sheet 26 x 36 cm.
Photographic prints
Herald Examiner Collection
Hazardous substances--Accidents--California--Simi Valley
Gases, Asphyxiating and poisonous--California--Simi Valley
Hazardous substances--California--Simi Valley
Chlorine--Accidents--California--Simi Valley
Express highways--California, Southern
Mountains--California, Southern
State Route 118 (Calif.)
Simi Valley (Calif.)
Los Angeles Herald-Examiner photographs
Herald-Examiner Collection photographs

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