[Photograph 2012.201.B0052.0742]

Description:

Photograph taken for a story in the Oklahoma City Times newspaper. Caption: "Battered remains of abandoned car is towed off after a 70,000-pound tractor-trailer truck crushed the auto against the guard rail today on I-40, dragging the car nearly 1,000 feet before the truck driver could brake to halt near the Robinson exit, police said. The driver of the 1966 auto told police he had parked the car on the roadside 15 minutes before the accident after the auto ran out of gas. The truck driver was not injured."

Creator(s): Artman, Roger
Location(s): United States - Oklahoma - Oklahoma County - Oklahoma City
Creation Date: February 16, 1974
Collection(s):
Oklahoma Publishing Company Photography Collection
Usage:
Total Uses: 2
Past 30 days: 0
Yesterday: 0
Creator (Photographer):
Date(s):
  • Creation: February 16, 1974
Coverage:
Place
United States - Oklahoma - Oklahoma County - Oklahoma City
Era
Into Modern Times, 1939-Present
Date
February 16, 1974
Description:

Photograph taken for a story in the Oklahoma City Times newspaper. Caption: "Battered remains of abandoned car is towed off after a 70,000-pound tractor-trailer truck crushed the auto against the guard rail today on I-40, dragging the car nearly 1,000 feet before the truck driver could brake to halt near the Robinson exit, police said. The driver of the 1966 auto told police he had parked the car on the roadside 15 minutes before the accident after the auto ran out of gas. The truck driver was not injured."

Note:

PublishDate: 2-16-1974 Times

Note:

Credit: Oklahoma City Times

Physical Description:

1 photograph

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Keyword(s): Accidents | Auto | City | 1972-1974 | Oklahoma City Times photographs
Source: "Battered Remains", Oklahoma City Times, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, 02-16-1974
Added Title: Battered Remains
Partner:
Oklahoma Historical Society
Collection:
Oklahoma Publishing Company Photography Collection
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: 2012.201.B0052.0742
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metadc190878
Resource Type: Photograph
Format: Image