[Photograph 2012.201.B0053.0873]

Description:

Photograph taken for a story in the Oklahoma City Times newspaper. Caption: "A 33 year old Oklahoma City electrician was killed instantly about 8 AM Friday when his pickup truck skidded 135 feet and then plowed into the baggage car of a Frisco streamliner passenger train 1 1/2 miles north of NE 23 on Midwest Boulevard. Highway patrol troopers said Harvey William Duke, 33, of 131 SW 42, apparently was thrown through the windshield of the truck against the train, which hurled his body 39 feet."

Creator(s): Tapscott, George
Location(s): United States - Oklahoma - Oklahoma County - Oklahoma City
Creation Date: June 4, 1954
Collection(s):
Oklahoma Publishing Company Photography Collection
Usage:
Total Uses: 3
Past 30 days: 0
Yesterday: 0
Creator (Photographer):
Date(s):
  • Creation: June 4, 1954
Coverage:
Place
United States - Oklahoma - Oklahoma County - Oklahoma City
Era
Into Modern Times, 1939-Present
Date
June 4, 1954
Description:

Photograph taken for a story in the Oklahoma City Times newspaper. Caption: "A 33 year old Oklahoma City electrician was killed instantly about 8 AM Friday when his pickup truck skidded 135 feet and then plowed into the baggage car of a Frisco streamliner passenger train 1 1/2 miles north of NE 23 on Midwest Boulevard. Highway patrol troopers said Harvey William Duke, 33, of 131 SW 42, apparently was thrown through the windshield of the truck against the train, which hurled his body 39 feet."

Note:

PublishDate: T-06-04-54

Note:

Credit: Oklahoma City Times

Physical Description:

1 photograph

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Keyword(s): Accidents | Train | Truck | County | 1954 | Oklahoma City Times photographs
Source: Oklahoma City Times, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, 06-04-54
Partner:
Oklahoma Historical Society
Collection:
Oklahoma Publishing Company Photography Collection
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: 2012.201.B0053.0873
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metadc199429
Resource Type: Photograph
Format: Image