[Photograph 2012.201.B0052.1055]

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Photograph taken for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "Only one person was reported hurt when this bus skidded on snow-covered roads and overturned in a ditch northeast of Oklahoma City Thursday. A Missouri-Kansas-Oklahoma bus overturned with 16 persons aboard a northeast of Oklahoma City Thursday Afternoon. One passenger was reported injured. The victim, Bert Williard Hall, 39, route 2, Kaw City, was treated for cuts and bruises in Edmond hospital, The highway patrol said the bus skidded on ice during a wind-driven snowstorm and overturned in a ditch on U. S. 77 a mile south of the Oklahoma-Logan county line. Loyd James Ragen, 54, of 2536 NW 13 driver of the bus, said the bus started skidding sideways on a hill. Ragen was not hurt. He said 10 passengers were taken to Guthrie hospitals for check-ups and then continued their journey on another bus. The other four passengers did not receive check-ups. Ragen said the bus left, Oklahoma City at 1:45 p.m. and was en route to Ponca City at the time of accident."

Creator(s): Albright, Bob
Location(s): United States - Oklahoma - Oklahoma County - Oklahoma City
Creation Date: March 5, 1959
Collection(s):
Oklahoma Publishing Company Photography Collection
Usage:
Total Uses: 12
Past 30 days: 0
Yesterday: 0
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Date(s):
  • Creation: March 5, 1959
Coverage:
Place
United States - Oklahoma - Oklahoma County - Oklahoma City
Era
Into Modern Times, 1939-Present
Date
March 5, 1959
Description:

Photograph taken for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "Only one person was reported hurt when this bus skidded on snow-covered roads and overturned in a ditch northeast of Oklahoma City Thursday. A Missouri-Kansas-Oklahoma bus overturned with 16 persons aboard a northeast of Oklahoma City Thursday Afternoon. One passenger was reported injured. The victim, Bert Williard Hall, 39, route 2, Kaw City, was treated for cuts and bruises in Edmond hospital, The highway patrol said the bus skidded on ice during a wind-driven snowstorm and overturned in a ditch on U. S. 77 a mile south of the Oklahoma-Logan county line. Loyd James Ragen, 54, of 2536 NW 13 driver of the bus, said the bus started skidding sideways on a hill. Ragen was not hurt. He said 10 passengers were taken to Guthrie hospitals for check-ups and then continued their journey on another bus. The other four passengers did not receive check-ups. Ragen said the bus left, Oklahoma City at 1:45 p.m. and was en route to Ponca City at the time of accident."

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PublishDate: 3-6-1959 Oklahoman

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Credit: Daily Oklahoman

Physical Description:

1 photograph

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Keyword(s): Accidents | Bus | County | 1959 | Daily Oklahoman photographs
Source: Daily Oklahoman, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, 03-6-1959
Partner:
Oklahoma Historical Society
Collection:
Oklahoma Publishing Company Photography Collection
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: 2012.201.B0052.1055
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metadc198345
Resource Type: Photograph
Format: Image