[Photograph 2012.201.B0052.0926]

Description:

Photograph taken for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "Smashed car is shown after wrecker pulled it from front of engine. A 21-year-old Oklahoma City man narrowly escaped serious injury Monday night when a Santa Fe train smashed into the passenger side of his auto at S Santa Fe and 23. Dennis Ray Drennan, 2319 SW 20 was in good condition Monday night at St. Anthony Hospital. Accident investigator Kasenurm and C.S. McLaughlin said the car was dragged 249 feet north of the intersection by the train operated by Virgil R. Bangert, 49, of 5207 Beverly Dr. Bangert told officers the train was going about 20 miles per hour and that he sounded the engine's horn as the auto turned onto the tracks from a parallel dirt road."

Creator(s): Heaton, Bob
Location(s): United States - Oklahoma - Oklahoma County - Oklahoma City
Creation Date: October 26, 1964
Collection(s):
Oklahoma Publishing Company Photography Collection
Usage:
Total Uses: 2
Past 30 days: 0
Yesterday: 0
Creator (Photographer):
Date(s):
  • Creation: October 26, 1964
Coverage:
Place
United States - Oklahoma - Oklahoma County - Oklahoma City
Era
Into Modern Times, 1939-Present
Date
October 26, 1964
Description:

Photograph taken for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "Smashed car is shown after wrecker pulled it from front of engine. A 21-year-old Oklahoma City man narrowly escaped serious injury Monday night when a Santa Fe train smashed into the passenger side of his auto at S Santa Fe and 23. Dennis Ray Drennan, 2319 SW 20 was in good condition Monday night at St. Anthony Hospital. Accident investigator Kasenurm and C.S. McLaughlin said the car was dragged 249 feet north of the intersection by the train operated by Virgil R. Bangert, 49, of 5207 Beverly Dr. Bangert told officers the train was going about 20 miles per hour and that he sounded the engine's horn as the auto turned onto the tracks from a parallel dirt road."

Note:

PublishDate: 10-27-1964 Oklahoman

Physical Description:

1 photograph

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Keyword(s): Accidents | Auto | Train | 1964 | City, State, U.S. | newspaper photographs
Added Title: Smashed Car Is Shown After Wrecker Pulled It From Front Of Engine.
Partner:
Oklahoma Historical Society
Collection:
Oklahoma Publishing Company Photography Collection
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: 2012.201.B0052.0926
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metadc199666
Resource Type: Photograph
Format: Image