[Photograph 2012.201.B0052.0742]

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Photograph taken for a story in the Oklahoma City Times newspaper. Caption: "Battered remains of abandoned car is towed off after a 70,000-pound tractor-trailer truck crushed the auto against the guard rail today on I-40, dragging the car nearly 1,000 feet before the truck driver could brake to halt near the Robinson exit, police said. The driver of the 1966 auto told police he had parked the car on the roadside 15 minutes before the accident after the auto ran out of gas. The truck driver was not injured."

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Artman, Roger February 16, 1974.

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This photograph is part of the collection entitled: Oklahoma Publishing Company Photography Collection and was provided by 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: [Photograph 2012.201.B0052.0742]
  • Added Title: Battered Remains

Description

Photograph taken for a story in the Oklahoma City Times newspaper. Caption: "Battered remains of abandoned car is towed off after a 70,000-pound tractor-trailer truck crushed the auto against the guard rail today on I-40, dragging the car nearly 1,000 feet before the truck driver could brake to halt near the Robinson exit, police said. The driver of the 1966 auto told police he had parked the car on the roadside 15 minutes before the accident after the auto ran out of gas. The truck driver was not injured."

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PublishDate: 2-16-1974 Times

Credit: Oklahoma City Times

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  • "Battered Remains", Oklahoma City Times, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, 02-16-1974

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Oklahoma Publishing Company Photography Collection

The Oklahoma Publishing Company, the parent company of many prominent Oklahoma newspapers, amassed a significant collection of photographs that span more than a century. The wide variety of photographs accompanied stories in the newspapers.

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  • February 16, 1974

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  • Oct. 11, 2013, 8:30 p.m.

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Artman, Roger. [Photograph 2012.201.B0052.0742], photograph, February 16, 1974; (gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc190878/: accessed December 12, 2017), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.