[BASEMENT BOX 67.0048]

Description:

A daylight photograph showing the aftermath of an explosion involving oil-filled railroad tank cars at Shattuck in Ellis County, Oklahoma. The image shows damaged telephone poles and a destroyed building near the local grain elevator. Caption: "Wreckage was piled high in Shattuck early Tuesday morning after six oil-filled tank cars exploded."

Creator(s): Lucas, Jim
Location(s): United States - Oklahoma - Ellis County - Shattuck
Creation Date: March 4, 1958
Collection(s):
Oklahoma Publishing Company Photography Collection
Usage:
Total Uses: 10
Past 30 days: 0
Yesterday: 0
Creator (Photographer):
Date(s):
  • Creation: March 4, 1958
Coverage:
Place
United States - Oklahoma - Ellis County - Shattuck
Era
Into Modern Times, 1939-Present
Date
March 4, 1958
Description:

A daylight photograph showing the aftermath of an explosion involving oil-filled railroad tank cars at Shattuck in Ellis County, Oklahoma. The image shows damaged telephone poles and a destroyed building near the local grain elevator. Caption: "Wreckage was piled high in Shattuck early Tuesday morning after six oil-filled tank cars exploded."

Note:

PublishDate: O-03-05-58

Note:

Credit: The Oklahoman

Physical Description:

1 photograph : b&w

Language(s):
Subject(s):
Keyword(s): fires | explosions | railroad | tank cars | Shattuck | Ellis County | grain elevator | Phillips 66
Source: The Oklahoman; March 05, 1958
Partner:
Oklahoma Historical Society
Collection:
Oklahoma Publishing Company Photography Collection
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: BASEMENT BOX 67.0048
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metadc199894
Resource Type: Photograph
Format: Image