[Photograph 2012.201.B0052.0890] Metadata

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  • Main Title [Photograph 2012.201.B0052.0890]
  • Added Title Three Escaped Alive


  • Creation: 1959-11-20


  • No Language


  • Content Description: Photograph taken for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "THREE ESCAPED ALIVE though seriously injured Thursday when this auto and a Rock Island Freight train collided at the Post road crossing six miles east of Oklahoma City. Highway patrol trooper Fred Rogers said the car skidded 165 feet, turning completely around, before hitting the fourth car of the fire-car train. The driver, J.D. Vinson, about 35, of Choctaw, suffered fractures of both legs. His wife, Betty Lou, 22, suffered a broken leg and a back injury, while their 18-month-old daughter, Debra Jo, suffered a head injury."
  • Physical Description: 1 photograph


  • University of North Texas Libraries Browse Structure: Business, Economics and Finance - Journalism
  • Keyword: Accidents
  • Keyword: Auto-Train
  • Keyword: City
  • Keyword: 1955
  • Keyword: newspaper photographs
  • OPUBCO folder structure: ACCIDENTS / AUTO-TRAIN / CITY / 1955

Primary Source

  • Item is a Primary Source


  • Place Name: United States - Oklahoma - Oklahoma County - Oklahoma City
  • Coverage Date: 1959-11-20
  • Time Period: mod-tim


  • Name: Oklahoma Publishing Company Photography Collection
    Code: OKPCP


  • Name: Oklahoma Historical Society
    Code: OKHS

Resource Type

  • Photograph


  • Image


  • Accession or Local Control No: 2012.201.B0052.0890
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc221547


  • Display Note: PublishDate: 3-13-1959 Oklahoman