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  • Tags: Best Pictures Best Stories 1959

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Immersed In Ice Water...is a man about to undergo brain surgery. Nurses use paddles to keep ice cubes circulating throughout the tank.

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Surgical Team...takes over in an operation that lasted six hours. Instruments shown are hemostats, clamped to the incision to slow bleeding.
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Electronic Thermometer...which instantly records body temperatures is observed constantly while patient is receiving hypothermia treatment.

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Swinging Aerial ladder...into position--shortly after 5 a.m.--firemen prepare to pour water on the blazing roof of the Raven Feed Plant elevator. A few moments later Pipeman Early Hanson, atop the ladder, directed a stream of water onto the…

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Finally Stopped...after slamming its way through the narrow pass between two garages is the car which plummeted down Elder Street at the rear.

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Splintered Garage...shows how the vehicle blazed the end of its trail. The splatters are from oil in the drums which prevented hitting the building at left.

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MOOOOve This Cage...off of me, bawls one of the cattle trapped under the overturned truck. Three were killed.
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Wedged Into Clay Bank...by the force of the impact is the wreckage of the prize winning customized convertible.

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A new coat of paint for the Public Library's children's room doesn't keep the youngsters from their books. Trudy Widel, 9, 1405 McPherson Ave. slips a volume from under the stepladder whie Walt Bustardo rolls on the paint. Bustardo and his father,…

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This Second Crash...occurred when an oil tanker skidded into stock truck. At right are Highway Patrol Sgt. H. R. Erts and Richard L. Forte, driver of the oil transport.

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A Damaged Bicycle...school books and a lost shoe tell a story that could have ended tragically. Tommy Gardner, 9, 3117 Avenue C, looks over the belongings of Bruce Dawkins.

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Raising His "Dukes"...to show his cousin Terry Hansen his bandages is Richard Turpen.
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