[Photograph 2012.201.B0052.0939]

Description:

Photograph taken for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "OFFICER'S DEATH CAR. Oklahoma Crime Bureau agent Cliff Roberts, 41, was killed in Oklahoma City today when his automobile struck a Rock Island passenger train. Police said Robert's car hit the side of the second diesel locomotive pulling the California-bound train. The front end of the auto was ripped apart and Robert's body was thrown under the train."

Creator(s): Unknown
Location(s): United States - Oklahoma - Oklahoma County - Oklahoma City
Creation Date: March 20, 1967
Collection(s):
Oklahoma Publishing Company Photography Collection
Usage:
Total Uses: 36
Past 30 days: 1
Yesterday: 0
Creator:
Unknown
Date(s):
  • Creation: March 20, 1967
Coverage:
Place
United States - Oklahoma - Oklahoma County - Oklahoma City
Era
Into Modern Times, 1939-Present
Date
March 20, 1967
Description:

Photograph taken for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "OFFICER'S DEATH CAR. Oklahoma Crime Bureau agent Cliff Roberts, 41, was killed in Oklahoma City today when his automobile struck a Rock Island passenger train. Police said Robert's car hit the side of the second diesel locomotive pulling the California-bound train. The front end of the auto was ripped apart and Robert's body was thrown under the train."

Note:

PublishDate: 3-20-1967

Physical Description:

1 photograph

Language(s):
Subject(s):
Keyword(s): Accidents | Auto | Train | City | 1967 | newspaper photographs
Added Title: Officer'S Death Car
Partner:
Oklahoma Historical Society
Collection:
Oklahoma Publishing Company Photography Collection
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: 2012.201.B0052.0939
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metadc195666
Resource Type: Photograph
Format: Image