Gas main break -- Pacific Palisades, 1961
Caption slip reads: "Photographer: Tompkins. Date: 1961-09-07. Reporter: Tompkins. Assignment: Natural gas main break in Pacific Palisades. 120 roll exposures 1/2: Gas co. employees install control valve in order to shut off broken main. 3/4: Fire inspector Don Krumsiek -- checks for explosive conditions close to break site. He is shown using an explosion meter. 5/6/7: Division Commander (division 5) Wm. B. Nash inspects 6" x 10" hole torn in 12" high pressure line by road constuction [sic] equipment".