[Photograph 2012.201.B0052.0967]

Description:

Photograph taken for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "DEATH CAR is little more than crumpled metal Friday afternoon after it crashed into a freight train on NE 36 about two miles east of I-35 in Midwest City. James Carter Mays, 2317 NE 19, the driver, was dead on arrival at Midwest City Memorial Hospital shortly after 12:30 p.m. Ralph Black, a wrecker service employee, is shown sweeping up broken glass."

Creator(s): Heaton, Dave
Location(s): United States - Oklahoma - Oklahoma County - Midwest City
Creation Date: January 14, 1972
Collection(s):
Oklahoma Publishing Company Photography Collection
Usage:
Total Uses: 3
Past 30 days: 0
Yesterday: 0
Creator (Photographer):
Date(s):
  • Creation: January 14, 1972
Coverage:
Place
United States - Oklahoma - Oklahoma County - Midwest City
Era
Into Modern Times, 1939-Present
Date
January 14, 1972
Description:

Photograph taken for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "DEATH CAR is little more than crumpled metal Friday afternoon after it crashed into a freight train on NE 36 about two miles east of I-35 in Midwest City. James Carter Mays, 2317 NE 19, the driver, was dead on arrival at Midwest City Memorial Hospital shortly after 12:30 p.m. Ralph Black, a wrecker service employee, is shown sweeping up broken glass."

Note:

PublishDate: 1-15-1972 Oklahoman

Physical Description:

1 photograph

Language(s):
Subject(s):
Keyword(s): Accidents | Auto | Train | 1972 | newspaper photographs
Added Title: Death Car
Partner:
Oklahoma Historical Society
Collection:
Oklahoma Publishing Company Photography Collection
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: 2012.201.B0052.0967
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metadc195762
Resource Type: Photograph
Format: Image