[Photograph 2012.201.B0052.0935]

Description:

Photograph taken for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "Train crewman surveys the distance between train in the background and crime bureau auto in foreground. A state crime bureau agent was killed Tuesday morning when his car slammed into the side of a Rock Island train at about NW 5 and Portland, west of the State Fairgrounds Arena. The victim was Cliff Roberts, about 41. His southbound car struck the side of the second diesel locomotive pulling the California-bound passenger train."

Creator(s): Wood, Tony
Location(s): United States - Oklahoma - Oklahoma County - Oklahoma City
Creation Date: March 14, 1967
Collection(s):
Oklahoma Publishing Company Photography Collection
Usage:
Total Uses: 9
Past 30 days: 0
Yesterday: 0
Creator (Photographer):
Date(s):
  • Creation: March 14, 1967
Coverage:
Place
United States - Oklahoma - Oklahoma County - Oklahoma City
Era
Into Modern Times, 1939-Present
Date
March 14, 1967
Description:

Photograph taken for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "Train crewman surveys the distance between train in the background and crime bureau auto in foreground. A state crime bureau agent was killed Tuesday morning when his car slammed into the side of a Rock Island train at about NW 5 and Portland, west of the State Fairgrounds Arena. The victim was Cliff Roberts, about 41. His southbound car struck the side of the second diesel locomotive pulling the California-bound passenger train."

Note:

PublishDate: 3-14-1967 Times

Physical Description:

1 photograph

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Keyword(s): Accidents | Auto | Train | City | 1967 | newspaper photographs
Added Title: Train Crewman Surveys The Distance Between Train In The Background And Crime Bureau Auto In Foreground.
Partner:
Oklahoma Historical Society
Collection:
Oklahoma Publishing Company Photography Collection
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: 2012.201.B0052.0935
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metadc193544
Resource Type: Photograph
Format: Image