[Photograph 2012.201.B0052.0494]

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Photograph taken for a story in the Oklahoma City Times newspaper. Caption: "LONE SHOE IS testimony of impact of train-car collision at 3900 NE 10 early Thursday in which one woman was killed and another critically injured. The shoe belonged to one of the women in the car which was demolished when it skidded onto a railroad crossing just west of Sunnylane. One woman was killed instantly and another was critically injured in a car-train accident in the 3900 block NE 10 about 7:40 AM Friday. Dead was Mrs. Loatha O'Neal, 65, of Jones. --- Daughter Critical --- Her daughter, ... continued below

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Albright, Bob April 28, 1961.

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  • Main Title: [Photograph 2012.201.B0052.0494]
  • Added Title: Lone Shoe

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Photograph taken for a story in the Oklahoma City Times newspaper. Caption: "LONE SHOE IS testimony of impact of train-car collision at 3900 NE 10 early Thursday in which one woman was killed and another critically injured. The shoe belonged to one of the women in the car which was demolished when it skidded onto a railroad crossing just west of Sunnylane. One woman was killed instantly and another was critically injured in a car-train accident in the 3900 block NE 10 about 7:40 AM Friday. Dead was Mrs. Loatha O'Neal, 65, of Jones. --- Daughter Critical --- Her daughter, Mrs. Gertrude Lover, 43, of 2308 NE 20, is reported in critical condition at Mercy Hospital. Mrs. Lover was believed to have been the driver of the car. Mrs. O'Neal was thrown from the vehicle by the impact. The two women were the only occupants of an east-bound car. Officers said the apparently struck the front end of the south-bound Frisco passenger train. --- Car Hurled 60 Feet --- The force of the impact hurled the auto 60 feet. It landed on its top. Debris was scattered 200 feet from the point of impact. One of the victims was thrown from the auto. The accident occurred in the portion of the county between Oklahoma City, Midwest City and Del City. Troopers said there were no witnesses. R.B. Roy, 408 Moiselle, Midwest City, was engineer of the train. Conductor was Earl Hager, Monett, Mo."
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PublishDate: 4-28-1961

Credit: Oklahoma City Times

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  • "Lone Shoe", Oklahoma City Times, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, 04-28-1961

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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 28, 1961

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Albright, Bob. [Photograph 2012.201.B0052.0494], photograph, April 28, 1961; (gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc216840/: accessed September 21, 2017), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.