[2012.201.B0051.0459]

Description:

Photo taken at a distance of the impact area of a large plane that crashed into a snowy mountain. Photograph taken for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "Wreckage of "Gamblers' Special," the DC-3 which disappeared in a snowstorm Feb. 18 on a trip from Hawthorne, Nev., to California, lies on the slopes of Mt. Whitney where it was found Friday. The plane, carrying from visit to Nevada gambling casinos, hit a sheer cliff of the mountain and slid down in a crash in which 35 persons were killed."

Creator(s): Unknown
Location(s): United States - California
Creation Date: August 11, 1969
Collection(s):
Oklahoma Publishing Company Photography Collection
Usage:
Total Uses: 4
Past 30 days: 0
Yesterday: 0
Creator:
Unknown
Date(s):
  • Creation: August 11, 1969
Coverage:
Place
United States - California
Era
Into Modern Times, 1939-Present
Date
August 11, 1969
Description:

Photo taken at a distance of the impact area of a large plane that crashed into a snowy mountain. Photograph taken for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "Wreckage of "Gamblers' Special," the DC-3 which disappeared in a snowstorm Feb. 18 on a trip from Hawthorne, Nev., to California, lies on the slopes of Mt. Whitney where it was found Friday. The plane, carrying from visit to Nevada gambling casinos, hit a sheer cliff of the mountain and slid down in a crash in which 35 persons were killed."

Note:

PublishDate: 08-11-1969 Oklahoman

Note:

Credit: Daily Oklahoman

Physical Description:

1 photograph : b&w

Language(s):
Subject(s):
Keyword(s): accidents | airplanes | Daily Oklahoman photographs
Source: The Oklahoman: August 11, 1969
Added Title: Gamblers' Special
Partner:
Oklahoma Historical Society
Collection:
Oklahoma Publishing Company Photography Collection
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: 2012.201.B0051.0459
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metadc189102
Resource Type: Photograph
Format: Image