[Photograph 2012.201.B0052.0884]

Description:

Photograph taken for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "CAR SPLATTERED IN FATAL CRASH WITH TRAIN HERE, A broadside collision with a Diesel freight engine Friday midnight left this twisted remnant of a 1953 sedan at the Rock Island tracks on Portland. The driver, Don Arlo Lauderdale, 25, of 4241 NW 13, was thrown 51 feet and killed. Impact gutted the car's mechanism, tossing the motor 66 feet away."

Creator(s): Unknown
Location(s): United States - Oklahoma - Oklahoma County - Oklahoma City
Creation Date: January 8, 1955
Collection(s):
Oklahoma Publishing Company Photography Collection
Usage:
Total Uses: 7
Past 30 days: 0
Yesterday: 0
Creator:
Unknown
Date(s):
  • Creation: January 8, 1955
Coverage:
Place
United States - Oklahoma - Oklahoma County - Oklahoma City
Era
Into Modern Times, 1939-Present
Date
January 8, 1955
Description:

Photograph taken for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "CAR SPLATTERED IN FATAL CRASH WITH TRAIN HERE, A broadside collision with a Diesel freight engine Friday midnight left this twisted remnant of a 1953 sedan at the Rock Island tracks on Portland. The driver, Don Arlo Lauderdale, 25, of 4241 NW 13, was thrown 51 feet and killed. Impact gutted the car's mechanism, tossing the motor 66 feet away."

Note:

PublishDate: 1-13-1955

Physical Description:

1 photograph

Language(s):
Subject(s):
Keyword(s): Accidents | Auto-Train | City | 1955 | newspaper photographs
Added Title: Car Splattered In Fatal Crash With Train Here
Partner:
Oklahoma Historical Society
Collection:
Oklahoma Publishing Company Photography Collection
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: 2012.201.B0052.0884
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metadc196986
Resource Type: Photograph
Format: Image