Man unloading a box from an armored car on commercial street after the Long Beach earthquake, Southern California, 1933
- Man unloading a box from an armored car on commercial street after the Long Beach earthquake, Southern California, 1933
- Los Angeles Times
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- March 1933
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- Los Angeles Times Photographs Collection
Photograph of a man wearing a gun holster unloading a box from an armored car on commercial street after the Long Beach earthquake. The sidewalk is cordoned off, 2 policemen are at the far end of the cordoned area holding back spectators, and a dolly is on the sidewalk next to the armored car.
The Long Beach earthquake of 1933 took place on March 10, with a magnitude of 6.4, causing widespread damage to buildings throughout Southern California. The epicenter was offshore, southeast of Long Beach on the Newport-Inglewood Fault. An estimated fifty million dollars' worth of property damage resulted, and 120 lives were lost.
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