March 19, 2018

35 Incredible Photos That Capture Traffic Accidents of California From 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






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