Tag Archives: Accidents

2 Die in Fiery Crash on Arroyo Seco Parkway

Sept. 9, 1942: Two people died when they were trapped in a burning car on the Arroyo Seco Parkway in South Pasadena after the gas tank exploded in a fiery crash at the Fair Oaks Avenue exit. John Lucas and … Continue reading

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July 11, 1908

Above, a mangled mystery — a wrecked car on San Fernando Road, stripped of anything that might identify the owner. But to no avail, for the truth will out. ive people riding in an auto are badly hurt when the … Continue reading

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June 8, 1908

  Above, vaudeville and movies at the Orpheum … At left, an automobile and a streetcar collide at 9th Street and Flower. Also note the Latin American Republican League–and that in 1908 this group included Spanish, French and Italians … … Continue reading

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