[Photograph 2012.201.B0052.0970]

Description:

Photograph taken for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "WRECKAGE OF POLICE CAR LIES NEAR THE TRAIN IT STRUCK., By Bill Hirschman, A Jones policeman miraculously walked away unscathed from the wreckage of his police car Wednesday night after it slammed into the side of a moving 65-car train in extreme northeast Oklahoma City. Ross Pendley, 58, Spencer, was treated for minor injuries and released from St. Anthony hospital after the collision just north of the intersection of N Westminster and NE 78. Oklahoma City investigators said Pendley was driving the police car south on Westminster to answer a call at about 9:15 p.m. when the collision occurred. "It is a dark intersection and there are no marking," said Jones police Chief Ray Kerr."

Creator(s): Carter, J. Pat
Location(s): United States - Oklahoma - Oklahoma County - Oklahoma City
Creation Date: October 6, 1976
Collection(s):
Oklahoma Publishing Company Photography Collection
Usage:
Total Uses: 3
Past 30 days: 0
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Creator (Photographer):
Date(s):
  • Creation: October 6, 1976
Coverage:
Place
United States - Oklahoma - Oklahoma County - Oklahoma City
Era
Into Modern Times, 1939-Present
Date
October 6, 1976
Description:

Photograph taken for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "WRECKAGE OF POLICE CAR LIES NEAR THE TRAIN IT STRUCK., By Bill Hirschman, A Jones policeman miraculously walked away unscathed from the wreckage of his police car Wednesday night after it slammed into the side of a moving 65-car train in extreme northeast Oklahoma City. Ross Pendley, 58, Spencer, was treated for minor injuries and released from St. Anthony hospital after the collision just north of the intersection of N Westminster and NE 78. Oklahoma City investigators said Pendley was driving the police car south on Westminster to answer a call at about 9:15 p.m. when the collision occurred. "It is a dark intersection and there are no marking," said Jones police Chief Ray Kerr."

Note:

PublishDate: 10-7-1976 Oklahoman

Physical Description:

1 photograph

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Keyword(s): Accidents | Auto-Train | City | 1976 | newspaper photographs
Contributor(s):
Added Title: Wreckage Of Police Car Lies Near The Train It Struck.
Partner:
Oklahoma Historical Society
Collection:
Oklahoma Publishing Company Photography Collection
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: 2012.201.B0052.0970
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metadc197482
Resource Type: Photograph
Format: Image