High tide versus Long Beach Harbor sinking, 1952
Caption slip continues: "Photographer: Emery... 47/46: Warehouse on El Embarcadero at left, Long Beach Harbor Commission building in center background. Sand barrier to flood piled almost to eaves of warehouse. Ocean water at right foreground, rising rapidly with two feet to go to 7-foot peak, is held back by thick sand dike. 93/92: Looking north from Berth 18, Pier B, LB Harbor, toward Harbor Commission building at center background, showing sand dike across dock at background and new sandbag barrier at right. Newton Harbor Guard on duty watching near by stored cargoes. 48-49: Looking NE from W bank of LA River mouth at Pier A, showing threatened Palm Beach Park and adjacent area, backgound".