Tuesday, February 9, 2021

44 Incredible Photos That Capture Traffic Accidents in California During the 1950s

 


These black and white photos that captured traffic accidents of California in the 1950s.



Car accident at Franklin and Beachwood, Los Angeles, May 26, 1951




Car accident at Rosemont Avenue and Beverly Boulevard, September 22, 1951




Car accident on Sepulveda Boulevard, Los Angeles, October 10, 1951




Car against utility pole on Pacific Electric Tracks, California, November 1, 1951




Car rammed parked truck, 13831 Ventura Boulevard, Sherman Oaks, August 24, 1951




Car rear-ends train, 14th and Alameda streets, Los Angeles, November 7, 1951




Firemen washing down cars to prevent fire at Avalon Boulevard and Manchester Avenue, Los Angeles, October 31, 1951




Gasoline truck and four vehicles in wreck at 109th and Figueroa streets, Los Angeles, August 23, 1951




 Overturned car at Stocker and La Brea, California, April 19, 1951




Runaway box car vs. autos in train crossings accident at 25th and Alameda, Los Angeles, May 25, 1951




Traffic accident at 167 South Fairfax Avenue, Los Angeles, 1951




 Traffic accident at 4966 W Adams Boulevard, Los Angeles, 1951




Traffic accident at Beverly Boulevard and Arden Avenue, Los Angeles, September 30, 1951




Traffic accident at Santa Monica Blvd. and Western Ave., Los Angeles, May 28, 1951




Traffic accident, Los Angeles, June 16, 1951




 Auto hits pole at 5950 Venice Boulevard, Los Angeles, May 1, 1952




Car accident at Aliso and San Pedro streets, Los Angeles, January 23, 1952




Car crashes into concrete slab on Ramona Freeway, Los Angeles, January 28, 1952




Hot rod accident at Bellevue Avenue and Silver Lake Boulevard, one goes into the other, and both hit third one, Los Angeles, March 25, 1952




Overturned car at 54th Street and Western Avenue, Los Angeles, April 15, 1952




Traffic accident at 8th Street and Bonnie Brae Street, Los Angeles, May 20, 1952




Two-car accident at Beverly Drive and Kirkside Road, West Los Angeles, April 4, 1952




Auto on sidewalk, Culver City, California, 1954





Cadillac after coming to stop at tree, Laurel Canyon and Sunset boulevards, Los Angeles, April 23, 1954




Car hit fire plug, the other car hit by falling pole, Arapahoe Street and Washington Boulevard, Los Angeles, April 15, 1954




Accident at Union and 23rd streets, 1955




 Four cars involved Pasadena Freeway accident at Bishops Road bridge, Los Angeles, July 22, 1955




Pasadena Freeway accident at Bishops Road bridge, Los Angeles, July 22, 1955




Traffic accident at 64th and Vermont, Los Angeles, February 17, 1956




Auto accident at 12th and Figueroa, California, December 7, 1957




Auto accident at Rivergrade Road and San Bernardino Road, California, February 10, 1957




Manhattan Beach auto accident, California, April 3, 1957




Traffic accident on Santa Ana Freeway at 7th Street turnoff, Southern California, March 9, 1957




Traffic accident on Santa Ana Freeway at 7th Street turnoff, Southern California, March 9, 1957




Traffic accident on Pacific Coast Highway, California, 8 March 1958
 



Traffic accident (Sepulveda and Montana — West L. A.), 1951




 Overturned car in traffic accident at Holy Name Church. 1951




Road construction accident. Oakland, 1957




Auto accident — Arroyo Seco Parkway, June 9, 1951.




Automobile through real estate office at Pacific Boulevard and Hope Street in Walnut Park. May 30, 1951.




Ambulance accident. Oakland, California, 1957




Plymouth meets peaches. Oakland, California. 1958




Oakland, California, 1958.




Ford meets lamppost in West Los Angeles on San Vicente Boulevard in the 1950s.








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