[Photograph 2012.201.B0052.0230]

Description:

Photograph taken for a story in the Oklahoma City Times newspaper. Caption: "Car Crash Blacks Out City Block: A motorist escaped injury Saturday morning when his auto crashed into a telephone pole in the 1700 block SE 29, snapping the pole near the ground. Oklahoma Gas and Electric Co. officials said the crash damaged a transformer, and most of the residents in that block were without electric power for two hours before repairs could be made. Officer R. L. Tettleton is shown investigating the accident, He said the car was driven by Dale Lewis Cheek, 22, of 6801 S Genesse."

Creator(s): Kaho, C. J.
Location(s): United States - Oklahoma - Oklahoma County - Oklahoma City
Creation Date: August 9, 1952
Collection(s):
Oklahoma Publishing Company Photography Collection
Usage:
Total Uses: 7
Past 30 days: 0
Yesterday: 0
Creator (Photographer):
Date(s):
  • Creation: August 9, 1952
Coverage:
Place
United States - Oklahoma - Oklahoma County - Oklahoma City
Era
Into Modern Times, 1939-Present
Date
August 9, 1952
Description:

Photograph taken for a story in the Oklahoma City Times newspaper. Caption: "Car Crash Blacks Out City Block: A motorist escaped injury Saturday morning when his auto crashed into a telephone pole in the 1700 block SE 29, snapping the pole near the ground. Oklahoma Gas and Electric Co. officials said the crash damaged a transformer, and most of the residents in that block were without electric power for two hours before repairs could be made. Officer R. L. Tettleton is shown investigating the accident, He said the car was driven by Dale Lewis Cheek, 22, of 6801 S Genesse."

Note:

PublishDate: 8-9-1952

Note:

Credit: Oklahoma City Times

Physical Description:

1 photograph

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Keyword(s): Accidents | Auto | City | 1952 | Oklahoma City Times photographs
Source: "Car Crash Blacks Out City Block", Oklahoma City Times, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, 08-9-1952
Added Title: Car Crash Blacks Out City Block
Partner:
Oklahoma Historical Society
Collection:
Oklahoma Publishing Company Photography Collection
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: 2012.201.B0052.0230
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metadc187201
Resource Type: Photograph
Format: Image