[Photograph 2012.201.B0052.0561]

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Photograph taken for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "Elk City Man Injured When Car Plunges Into Creek Marshall Clinton Kelly of Elk City was under treatment Monday for a possible fractured vertebra, but he was thankful to be alive after his car plunged into Sand creek about two miles from Sayre on U.S. 66 late Saturday. Kelly`s car missed a bridge and went out of sight under the water. Kelly escaped through a back door, torn open when the car sideswiped the bridge abutment before diving into the creek. Wreckers are shown here snaking the car ... continued below

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Creator: Unknown. February 13, 1950.

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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. It has been viewed 25 times . More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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  • Main Title: [Photograph 2012.201.B0052.0561]
  • Added Title: Elk City Man Injured When Car Plunges Into Creek

Description

Photograph taken for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "Elk City Man Injured When Car Plunges Into Creek Marshall Clinton Kelly of Elk City was under treatment Monday for a possible fractured vertebra, but he was thankful to be alive after his car plunged into Sand creek about two miles from Sayre on U.S. 66 late Saturday. Kelly`s car missed a bridge and went out of sight under the water. Kelly escaped through a back door, torn open when the car sideswiped the bridge abutment before diving into the creek. Wreckers are shown here snaking the car from the water."

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PublishDate: 2-13-1950 Times

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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 13, 1950

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  • Oct. 11, 2013, 8:30 p.m.

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[Photograph 2012.201.B0052.0561], photograph, February 13, 1950; (gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc210526/: accessed September 22, 2017), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.