[Photograph 2012.201.B0052.0452]

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Photograph taken for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "HEAVY ON A MAN--Here is shown the heavily loaded truck which figured in the wreck on Southeast Twenty-ninth street early Sunday morning which took the lives of five persons and still may take a higher toll. In this condition the truck landed in a ditch more than 100 yards from the point of collision and pinned John Taylor, Seminole, the driver, in the crushed cab. To release Taylor, who was seriously injured, it was necessary to obtain a winch and lift off several thousand pounds of pipe. The cable ... continued below

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Allred, G. R. April 18, 1936.

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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.B0052.0452]
  • Added Title: Heavy On A Man

Description

Photograph taken for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "HEAVY ON A MAN--Here is shown the heavily loaded truck which figured in the wreck on Southeast Twenty-ninth street early Sunday morning which took the lives of five persons and still may take a higher toll. In this condition the truck landed in a ditch more than 100 yards from the point of collision and pinned John Taylor, Seminole, the driver, in the crushed cab. To release Taylor, who was seriously injured, it was necessary to obtain a winch and lift off several thousand pounds of pipe. The cable from the winch crosses in the right center."

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PublishDate: 4-20-1936

Credit: Daily Oklahoman

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  • "Heavy On A Man", Daily Oklahoman, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, 04-20-1936

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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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  • April 18, 1936

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  • Oct. 11, 2013, 8:30 p.m.

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Allred, G. R. [Photograph 2012.201.B0052.0452], photograph, April 18, 1936; (gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc194239/: accessed December 17, 2017), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.