[Photograph 2012.201.B0052.1111]

Description:

Photograph taken for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "Battered barricade surrounds motorcycle after crash. A 24-year-old Oklahoma City man escaped serious injury Sunday afternoon when his motorcycle rammed a wooden barricade on the yet-to-be completed crosstown expressway. William Haden Smith III, 2425 NW 34, was treated at Mercy Hospital for head injuries and released. Smith's sport model motorcycle hit a barricade of two by six-inch wooden boards in the 900 block W I.H. 40, accident investigator Gil Gothard said. Lt. L. A. Gramling, traffic division field supervisor, said the accident was the first on the new section of highway."

Creator(s): Wood, Tony
Location(s): United States - Oklahoma - Oklahoma County - Oklahoma City
Creation Date: December 13, 1965
Collection(s):
Oklahoma Publishing Company Photography Collection
Usage:
Total Uses: 2
Past 30 days: 0
Yesterday: 0
Creator (Photographer):
Date(s):
  • Creation: December 13, 1965
Coverage:
Place
United States - Oklahoma - Oklahoma County - Oklahoma City
Era
Into Modern Times, 1939-Present
Date
December 13, 1965
Description:

Photograph taken for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "Battered barricade surrounds motorcycle after crash. A 24-year-old Oklahoma City man escaped serious injury Sunday afternoon when his motorcycle rammed a wooden barricade on the yet-to-be completed crosstown expressway. William Haden Smith III, 2425 NW 34, was treated at Mercy Hospital for head injuries and released. Smith's sport model motorcycle hit a barricade of two by six-inch wooden boards in the 900 block W I.H. 40, accident investigator Gil Gothard said. Lt. L. A. Gramling, traffic division field supervisor, said the accident was the first on the new section of highway."

Note:

PublishDate: 12-13-1965 Oklahoman

Physical Description:

1 photograph

Language(s):
Subject(s):
Keyword(s): Accident | Motorcycle | City | 1965 | newspaper photographs
Added Title: Battered Barricade Surrounds Motorcycle After Crash
Partner:
Oklahoma Historical Society
Collection:
Oklahoma Publishing Company Photography Collection
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: 2012.201.B0052.1111
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metadc199331
Resource Type: Photograph
Format: Image