[Photograph 2012.201.B0052.0922]

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Photograph taken for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "Cars of Great Northern Railway passenger and freight trains litter the scene of a wreck near Minneapolis Saturday. A fast-moving passenger train bound from Chicago to west coast crashed into a derailed freight train Saturday injuring at least 32 persona. Five diesel units and about 20 cars on the Great Northern Railway's Western Star left the tracks about 10 miles west of here. Twenty-seven injured were sped to Methodist Hospital in the west suburban ST. Louis Park. The hospital said one of them was in serious condition."

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Creator: Unknown. May 3, 1964.

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This photograph is part of the collection entitled: Oklahoma Publishing Company Photography Collection and was provided by the Oklahoma Historical Society to The Gateway to Oklahoma History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 11 times. More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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  • Main Title: [Photograph 2012.201.B0052.0922]
  • Added Title: Cars Of Great Northern Railway Passenger And Freight Trains Litter The Scene Of A Wreck Near Minneapolis Saturday.

Description

Photograph taken for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "Cars of Great Northern Railway passenger and freight trains litter the scene of a wreck near Minneapolis Saturday. A fast-moving passenger train bound from Chicago to west coast crashed into a derailed freight train Saturday injuring at least 32 persona. Five diesel units and about 20 cars on the Great Northern Railway's Western Star left the tracks about 10 miles west of here. Twenty-seven injured were sped to Methodist Hospital in the west suburban ST. Louis Park. The hospital said one of them was in serious condition."

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PublishDate: 5-3-1964 Oklahoman

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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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  • May 3, 1964

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  • Oct. 11, 2013, 8:30 p.m.

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  • Dec. 3, 2013, 6:26 p.m.

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[Photograph 2012.201.B0052.0922], photograph, May 3, 1964; (https://gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc222089/: accessed June 19, 2024), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, https://gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.

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