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O'Connor Electro-Plating
Los Angeles notes 65th anniversary of historic explosion
Vol. 27 Spring 2012

Feb. 20, 1947: A blast rips apart the O’Connor Electro-Plating Corp. building in the 900 block of East Pico Boulevard, killing 17 and injuring about 150. The force of the blast shattered glass in some buildings a mile away.

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