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Alfred Eisenstaedt1948

LIFE Photo Collection

LIFE Photo Collection

Mrs. M. Chesney's garden near Donora Zinc works never grows altthough she keeps trying every year. Air is polluted by local steel plants, railroad yards and the zinc works. Recently a smoky, lethal fog killed 19 people in the town.

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  • Date: 1948
  • Location: Donora, PA, US
  • Physical Dimensions: B/W TRANSMISSION
  • Subject Keywords: Pennsylvania, States, Donora, Us, Air Pollution, 1940s
  • Publisher: TimeLife
  • Usage: For personal non-commercial use only
  • Provider: LIFE
  • Photographer: Alfred Eisenstaedt
  • Original ID: TimeLife_image_751516
  • Credits: LIFE
  • Copyright: © Time Inc.

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