Train Wreck, Enid, O.T. 1894

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Original, black and white photograph mounted on a cardstock-type mat picturing the famous Rock Island train wreck/sabotage where the trestle had been sawed to force the Rock Island to stop in South Enid. Handwriting in ink on back of mat, "Rock Island train wrecked at South Enid on the night of July 12, 1894. All trains now stop at Enid.'"

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Creator: Unknown. 1894.

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This photograph is part of the collection entitled: William Edson Photograph Collection and was provided by Cherokee Strip Regional Heritage Center to The Gateway to Oklahoma History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 81 times . More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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Original, black and white photograph mounted on a cardstock-type mat picturing the famous Rock Island train wreck/sabotage where the trestle had been sawed to force the Rock Island to stop in South Enid. Handwriting in ink on back of mat, "Rock Island train wrecked at South Enid on the night of July 12, 1894. All trains now stop at Enid.'"

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  • 1894

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  • March 20, 2017, 2:22 p.m.

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Train Wreck, Enid, O.T. 1894, photograph, 1894; (gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc963070/: accessed October 15, 2018), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Cherokee Strip Regional Heritage Center.