[Photograph 2012.201.B0053.0099]

Description:

Photograph taken for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "SHADY POINT --- Hurriedly evacuated residents of this tiny LeFlore County town trickled back to their homes Thursday after a chemical laden train slithered off the tracks in pre-dawn darkness and exploded into fire."

Creator(s): McKay, Amon
Location(s): United States - Oklahoma - Oklahoma County - Oklahoma City
Creation Date: October 15, 1976
Collection(s):
Oklahoma Publishing Company Photography Collection
Usage:
Total Uses: 5
Past 30 days: 0
Yesterday: 0
Creator (Photographer):
Date(s):
  • Creation: October 15, 1976
Coverage:
Place
United States - Oklahoma - Oklahoma County - Oklahoma City
Era
Into Modern Times, 1939-Present
Date
October 15, 1976
Description:

Photograph taken for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "SHADY POINT --- Hurriedly evacuated residents of this tiny LeFlore County town trickled back to their homes Thursday after a chemical laden train slithered off the tracks in pre-dawn darkness and exploded into fire."

Note:

PublishDate: 10-15-1976 Oklahoman

Physical Description:

1 photograph

Language(s):
Subject(s):
Keyword(s): Accidents | Train | State | 1939-1980 | newspaper photographs
Contributor(s):
Added Title: Flames Lick Up Around A Tank Car After A Derailment On A Kansas City Southern Freight Train Which Was Hauling Heavy Petroleum Through Shady Point.
Partner:
Oklahoma Historical Society
Collection:
Oklahoma Publishing Company Photography Collection
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: 2012.201.B0053.0099
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metadc196171
Resource Type: Photograph
Format: Image