[BASEMENT BOX 67.0632]

Description

Photograph of an burning oil tanker on a highway, used for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. An unidentified man is on the right of the image, watching the fire. There are crop marks near the top and bottom of the photo. Caption: "A spectacular blaze, which consumed 3,024 gallons of crude oil and damaged a new trailer truck, tied up traffic for more than two hours Tuesday on the Guthrie cut-off near Bradbury corners."

Physical Description

1 photograph : b&w

Creation Information

Mitchell, George T. 1949-03-23~.

Context

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 40 times . More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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Oklahoma Historical Society

In 1893, members of the Oklahoma Territory Press Association formed the Oklahoma Historical Society to keep a detailed record of Oklahoma history and preserve it for future generations. The Oklahoma History Center opened in 2005, and operates in Oklahoma City.

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  • Main Title: [BASEMENT BOX 67.0632]
  • Added Title: Oil Catches Fire, Truck Burns Up Highway

Description

Photograph of an burning oil tanker on a highway, used for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. An unidentified man is on the right of the image, watching the fire. There are crop marks near the top and bottom of the photo. Caption: "A spectacular blaze, which consumed 3,024 gallons of crude oil and damaged a new trailer truck, tied up traffic for more than two hours Tuesday on the Guthrie cut-off near Bradbury corners."

Physical Description

1 photograph : b&w

Notes

PublishDate: O-3-23-49

Credit: Daily Oklahoman

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  • "Oil Catches Fire, Truck Burns Up Highway," Daily Oklahoman, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

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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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  • 1949-03-23~

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Added to The The Gateway to Oklahoma History

  • Oct. 11, 2013, 8:30 p.m.

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  • Dec. 26, 2013, 10:17 a.m.

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Mitchell, George T. [BASEMENT BOX 67.0632], photograph, 1949-03-23~; (gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc215014/: accessed November 24, 2017), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.