[Photograph 2012.201.B0053.0875]

Description:

Photograph taken for a story in the Oklahoma City Times newspaper. Caption: "BILLY RAY WOODS, 27, Stratford, was injured seriously Thursday morning when his farm truck, top photo, was struck by a Frisco railroad passenger train 1 1/2 miles east of Wheatland. Wood was driving on a private road leading to a fertilizer plant when he crossed the tracks in front of the train. The impact knocked Wood from his truck and the cab was carried 360 feet by the train. Wood was taken to Mercy hospital suffering head, face, and body injuries."

Creator(s): Unknown
Location(s): United States - Oklahoma - Oklahoma County - Oklahoma City
Creation Date: March 8, 1956
Collection(s):
Oklahoma Publishing Company Photography Collection
Usage:
Total Uses: 7
Past 30 days: 0
Yesterday: 0
Creator:
Unknown
Date(s):
  • Creation: March 8, 1956
Coverage:
Place
United States - Oklahoma - Oklahoma County - Oklahoma City
Era
Into Modern Times, 1939-Present
Date
March 8, 1956
Description:

Photograph taken for a story in the Oklahoma City Times newspaper. Caption: "BILLY RAY WOODS, 27, Stratford, was injured seriously Thursday morning when his farm truck, top photo, was struck by a Frisco railroad passenger train 1 1/2 miles east of Wheatland. Wood was driving on a private road leading to a fertilizer plant when he crossed the tracks in front of the train. The impact knocked Wood from his truck and the cab was carried 360 feet by the train. Wood was taken to Mercy hospital suffering head, face, and body injuries."

Note:

PublishDate: T-03-08-56

Note:

Credit: Oklahoma City Times

Physical Description:

1 photograph

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Subject(s):
Keyword(s): Accidents | Train | Truck | County | 1956 | Oklahoma City Times photographs
Source: "Billy Ray Woods", Oklahoma City Times, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, 03-08-56
Added Title: Billy Ray Woods
Partner:
Oklahoma Historical Society
Collection:
Oklahoma Publishing Company Photography Collection
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: 2012.201.B0053.0875
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metadc196484
Resource Type: Photograph
Format: Image