1957 Press Photo Environmental Effects of Sinking Harbor, Long Beach, California For Sale



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1957 Press Photo Environmental Effects of Sinking Harbor, Long Beach, California:
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Note: Please study the images carefully to determine the condition of this vintage photograph, as it may not be in perfect condition. It may contain wrinkles, cracks, and possibly even tears due to its age and how it was handled before it got to us. A scanner may interpret colors and contrast differently than human eyes will, so it is possible that the actual photograph may be slightly darker or lighter in person. This vintage photograph is offered for sale as a collectible item and conveys no transfer of copyright. 1957 Press Photo Environmental Effects of Sinking Harbor, Long Beach, California This is an original press photo. A twisted railroad track (left) and seawater sloshing over a dike of sandbags (right) illustrate the shifting, sinking plight of Long Beach, California, which is spending millions of dollars to keep its head above water its head above water. Removal of oil and gas from a vast field that underlies the harbor and part of the city is blamed for the general settling of the land which has sunk as much as 23 feet in some places. Officials hope to remedy the subsidence by injecting water to replace oil drained from the subterranean field. Meanwhile, the city has spent some 18 million dollars and has trucked in more than six million cubic yards of fill to fight the sinking harbor-front menace. (California- Cities- Long Beach Photo measures 9.25 x 7 inches. Photo is dated 04-21-1957. PHOTO FRONT PHOTO BACK Historic Images Part Number: mja50816 Sell Smarter with Kyozou.Inventory and Ecommerce Management


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