[BASEMENT BOX 67.0244]

Description:

A daylight photograph of a grass fire near Chandler in Lincoln County, Oklahoma. Farmer Robert E. Hicks watches as Henry McCoy uses a tractor to create a firebreak along Hicks's fence line. Red and black wax pencil marks are visible on the image. Caption: "FIRE SWEPT to within a block of Chandler's northwest city limits Wednesday before it was halted by a firebreak and water from Chandler's rural fire truck. Henry McCoy operated a tractor and blade to cut a firebreak at the edge of blackjack timber to prevent the fire's spread into the tinder-dry grass of Robert E. Hicks's pasture."

Creator(s): Jackson, Jim
Location(s): United States - Oklahoma - Lincoln County - Chandler
Creation Date: December 4, 1969
Collection(s):
Oklahoma Publishing Company Photography Collection
Usage:
Total Uses: 6
Past 30 days: 0
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Creator (Photographer):
Date(s):
  • Creation: December 4, 1969
Coverage:
Place
United States - Oklahoma - Lincoln County - Chandler
Era
Into Modern Times, 1939-Present
Date
December 4, 1969
Description:

A daylight photograph of a grass fire near Chandler in Lincoln County, Oklahoma. Farmer Robert E. Hicks watches as Henry McCoy uses a tractor to create a firebreak along Hicks's fence line. Red and black wax pencil marks are visible on the image. Caption: "FIRE SWEPT to within a block of Chandler's northwest city limits Wednesday before it was halted by a firebreak and water from Chandler's rural fire truck. Henry McCoy operated a tractor and blade to cut a firebreak at the edge of blackjack timber to prevent the fire's spread into the tinder-dry grass of Robert E. Hicks's pasture."

Note:

PublishDate: O-12-04-69

Note:

Credit: The Oklahoman

Physical Description:

1 photograph : b&w

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Subject(s):
Keyword(s): fires | grass fire | Chandler | Lincoln County | tractor | firebreak | rural fire truck
Source: The Oklahoman; December 04, 1969
Partner:
Oklahoma Historical Society
Collection:
Oklahoma Publishing Company Photography Collection
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: BASEMENT BOX 67.0244
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metadc198071
Resource Type: Photograph
Format: Image