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The Sylmar tunnel disaster

by Janette Zavattero

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Published by Everest House in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • California,
  • San Fernando Valley.
    • Subjects:
    • Tunnels -- California -- San Fernando Valley.,
    • Disasters -- California -- San Fernando Valley.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Janette Zavattero.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsTA820.S33 Z38
      The Physical Object
      Pagination254 p. ;
      Number of Pages254
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4743606M
      ISBN 100896960064
      LC Control Number78057409
      OCLC/WorldCa4404819

      However, there are striking similarities to an older water project, where miners struck a pocket of gas and 17 people died as a result. Ralph Brissette, the sole survivor of the Sylmar Tunnel. Working 5 miles inside a Los Angeles water tunnel in , Willie Carter was one of 17 men killed in a methane explosion in what became known as the Sylmar Tunnel disaster. Tunnel Visions, a work of faction, blends fact and fiction, weaving together the historical facts of the Sylmar disaster, the current struggle for control over California's.

        From the archives blast in sylmar water tunnel kills 17 los the sylmar tunnel disaster abes zavattero metro staff remends light rail for van nuys boulevard urbanize la look for some other way blast survivor warns . Title supplied by cataloger.A pocket of natural gas exploded early Thursday in the midst of a crew of workers drilling a Metropolitan Water District tunnel feet beneath Sylmar. The explosion turned the foot-high tunnel into an inferno of blazing gases. Sixteen men were believed killed in the blast or in the flames and suffocating smoke that followed, and it was almost 10 hours .

      Books Kurt Kamm; Vendor: Kurt Kamm Type: Books Price: From the Sylmar water tunnel disaster of –an actual event– to a fictional, modern-day terrorist attack on Southern California’s water supply. Kurt Kamm has added to his list of award winning novels with Tunnel . - ()- SYLMAR TUNNEL DISASTER (Maclay & Fenton) 17 miners were killed in a methane gas explosion.


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Four months after the Sylmar earthquake, a methane gas explosion in a water tunnel being drilled beneath Sylmar killed 17 workers on June It was the worst tunnel disaster in California history, and it resulted in the state adopting the toughest mining and tunnel regulations in the nation and the establishment of its occupational safety.

The explosion was the second in two days at the MWD’s San Fernando Tunnel, which will take the State Water Project flow from near Sylmar to.

It was the third disaster to strike a section of the multibillion-dollar California Water Project, the most complex water work ever attempted, and the second explosion in the Sylmar tunnel in two days.

The explosion set part of the tunnel afire and it. SYLMAR >> First came the smell of gas, then the blast that killed 17 miners deep beneath the San Fernando Valley neighborhood of Jthe Sylmar tunnel explosion occurred.

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Tunnel Visions blends fact and fiction [FACTION], weaving together the historical facts of the Sylmar disaster, the current struggle for control over California's diminishing water supply, and a fictional plot to attack Los Angeles' water Homeland security mobilizes Los Angeles County, fire captain Nick Carter and his fiancée, ATF Special Agent.

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San Fernando Valley neighborhood of Sylmar. On Jthe Sylmar tunnel explosion occurred. It was the worst tunnel disaster in California history, leaving one survivor. Ralph Brissette, who had been standing behind a mine locomotive, was trapped for hours before two courageous rescuers braved the tunnel to find him.

A Los Angeles County firefighter's journey to find out about his father who died inbefore the firefighter was born, as a member of one of 17 minors who died in the Sylmar Tunnel explosion.

Along with learning about firefighter USAR Nick we learn about his girlfriend Cindi, an ATF Agent, and the two of them work together on a horrific Reviews:   Tunnel Visions is a gripping historical piece of fiction that tells the story of the actual California Sylmar water tunnel disaster of A methane explosion in the nearly completed tunnel claimed the lives of 17 miners.

At the time of the tragedy, only 2, feet of the project remained unfinished. The disaster, the worst tunnel disaster ever in California, also brought about the stiffest safety regulations in the country.

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It would become the worst tunnel disaster in California history, resulting in the toughest mining and tunnel regulations in the nation. according to the book “The Sylmar Tunnel Disaster. At a.m. on the morning of Ja fatal gas explosion occurred in a water tunnel being excavated under the community of Sylmar, north of downtown Los Angeles.

Of the heading crew, 17 workers died and one survived. The worst tunnel disaster in California history killed 17 miners below Sylmar, spurring the toughest mining and tunnel regulations in the nation and a year-long criminal trial against the contracto.