[Photograph 2012.201.B0052.1187]

Description:

Photograph taken for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "Trapped It took 10 men more than 15 minutes to free Mrs. Fred Groff, 62, Edmond, from the tangle of her pickup truck after collision three miles south of Guthrie Thursday. Mrs. Groff`s truck collided with the trailer of another truck. The entire side of her vehicle was crushed against her. Here two passing motorists finish bending the metal to release Mrs. Groff. She escaped with a laceration below the right knee and moderate bruises, but was held in Benedictine Heights hospital, Guthrie, for observation. Her husband and grandson escaped injury."

Creator(s): Burns, Bill
Location(s): United States - Oklahoma - Logan County - Guthrie
Creation Date: May 2, 1952
Collection(s):
Oklahoma Publishing Company Photography Collection
Usage:
Total Uses: 4
Past 30 days: 0
Yesterday: 0
Creator (Photographer):
Date(s):
  • Creation: May 2, 1952
Coverage:
Place
United States - Oklahoma - Logan County - Guthrie
Era
Into Modern Times, 1939-Present
Date
May 2, 1952
Description:

Photograph taken for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "Trapped It took 10 men more than 15 minutes to free Mrs. Fred Groff, 62, Edmond, from the tangle of her pickup truck after collision three miles south of Guthrie Thursday. Mrs. Groff`s truck collided with the trailer of another truck. The entire side of her vehicle was crushed against her. Here two passing motorists finish bending the metal to release Mrs. Groff. She escaped with a laceration below the right knee and moderate bruises, but was held in Benedictine Heights hospital, Guthrie, for observation. Her husband and grandson escaped injury."

Note:

PublishDate: 5-2-1952 Oklahoman

Physical Description:

1 photograph

Language(s):
Subject(s):
Keyword(s): Accidents | Trailer-Truck | State | 1952 | newspaper photographs
Added Title: Trapped
Partner:
Oklahoma Historical Society
Collection:
Oklahoma Publishing Company Photography Collection
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: 2012.201.B0052.1187
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metadc192378
Resource Type: Photograph
Format: Image