[2012.201.B0051.0188]

Description:

Two winch truck operators lift a jet wing tank being prepared to be hauled away. Photograph taken for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "Whoooeeee went the big bomb" said the Lavene brothers-- David, Bryan and Mike -- after a jet wing tank slammed into their front yard about 30 feet from where they were standing Wednesday. At upper right Henry Turk, of the municipal garage, adjusts the battered tank before hauling it away from the Lavene yard at 3225 SW 49."

Creator(s): Gumm, John
Location(s): United States - Oklahoma - Oklahoma County - Oklahoma City
Creation Date: May 1, 1958
Collection(s):
Oklahoma Publishing Company Photography Collection
Usage:
Total Uses: 1
Past 30 days: 0
Yesterday: 0
Creator (Photographer):
Date(s):
  • Creation: May 1, 1958
Coverage:
Place
United States - Oklahoma - Oklahoma County - Oklahoma City
Era
Into Modern Times, 1939-Present
Date
May 1, 1958
Description:

Two winch truck operators lift a jet wing tank being prepared to be hauled away. Photograph taken for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "Whoooeeee went the big bomb" said the Lavene brothers-- David, Bryan and Mike -- after a jet wing tank slammed into their front yard about 30 feet from where they were standing Wednesday. At upper right Henry Turk, of the municipal garage, adjusts the battered tank before hauling it away from the Lavene yard at 3225 SW 49."

Note:

PublishDate: 05-01-1958 Oklahoman

Physical Description:

1 photograph : b&w

Language(s):
Subject(s):
Keyword(s): accidents | airplanes | newspaper photographs
Source: The Oklahoman: May 1, 1958
Added Title: Whoooeeee Went The Big Bomb
Partner:
Oklahoma Historical Society
Collection:
Oklahoma Publishing Company Photography Collection
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: 2012.201.B0051.0188
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metadc190725
Resource Type: Photograph
Format: Image