[Photograph 2012.201.B0052.1193]

Description:

Photograph taken for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "This "tossed salad" of railroad cars clogged a Rock Island switching yard today in downtown Oklahoma City after a Monday accident. Five cars some empty, and some loaded with wood and commercial products-- were piled up in a switching accident at the east edge of the railroad yard, just east of Eastern near Northeast 3. Rock Island supervisors in El Reno said they were unaware the wreck had occurred, but said traffic would not be hampered since a strike has closed the line for nearly a month. Damage was estimated at more than $5,000."

Creator(s): Klock, Roger
Location(s): United States - Oklahoma - Oklahoma County - Oklahoma City
Creation Date: October 3, 1979
Collection(s):
Oklahoma Publishing Company Photography Collection
Usage:
Total Uses: 4
Past 30 days: 0
Yesterday: 0
Creator (Photographer):
Date(s):
  • Creation: October 3, 1979
Coverage:
Place
United States - Oklahoma - Oklahoma County - Oklahoma City
Era
Into Modern Times, 1939-Present
Date
October 3, 1979
Description:

Photograph taken for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "This "tossed salad" of railroad cars clogged a Rock Island switching yard today in downtown Oklahoma City after a Monday accident. Five cars some empty, and some loaded with wood and commercial products-- were piled up in a switching accident at the east edge of the railroad yard, just east of Eastern near Northeast 3. Rock Island supervisors in El Reno said they were unaware the wreck had occurred, but said traffic would not be hampered since a strike has closed the line for nearly a month. Damage was estimated at more than $5,000."

Note:

PublishDate: 10-3-1979 Times

Physical Description:

1 photograph

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Subject(s):
Keyword(s): Accidents | Train | City | 1979 | newspaper photographs
Partner:
Oklahoma Historical Society
Collection:
Oklahoma Publishing Company Photography Collection
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: 2012.201.B0052.1193
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metadc199202
Resource Type: Photograph
Format: Image