[2012.201.B0051.0188]

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Two winch truck operators lift a jet wing tank being prepared to be hauled away. Photograph taken for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "Whoooeeee went the big bomb" said the Lavene brothers-- David, Bryan and Mike -- after a jet wing tank slammed into their front yard about 30 feet from where they were standing Wednesday. At upper right Henry Turk, of the municipal garage, adjusts the battered tank before hauling it away from the Lavene yard at 3225 SW 49."

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Gumm, John May 1, 1958.

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This photograph is part of the collection entitled: Oklahoma Publishing Company Photography Collection and was provided by the Oklahoma Historical Society to The Gateway to Oklahoma History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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  • Main Title: [2012.201.B0051.0188]
  • Added Title: Whoooeeee Went The Big Bomb

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Two winch truck operators lift a jet wing tank being prepared to be hauled away. Photograph taken for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "Whoooeeee went the big bomb" said the Lavene brothers-- David, Bryan and Mike -- after a jet wing tank slammed into their front yard about 30 feet from where they were standing Wednesday. At upper right Henry Turk, of the municipal garage, adjusts the battered tank before hauling it away from the Lavene yard at 3225 SW 49."

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1 photograph : b&w

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PublishDate: 05-01-1958 Oklahoman

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  • The Oklahoman: May 1, 1958

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Oklahoma Publishing Company Photography Collection

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  • May 1, 1958

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  • Oct. 11, 2013, 8:30 p.m.

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  • Aug. 14, 2018, 10:38 a.m.

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Gumm, John. [2012.201.B0051.0188], photograph, May 1, 1958; (https://gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc190725/: accessed September 26, 2021), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, https://gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.

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