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[Photograph 2012.201.B0053.0175]

Description: Photograph taken for a story in the Oklahoma City Times newspaper. Caption: "Sixteen cars of a Frisco freight train derailed between Wetumka and Yeager early Friday, rupturing at least four tank cars containing sulfuric acid and a highly flammable petroleum distillate."
Date: December 22, 1967
Creator: Traverse, Austin
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0053.0169]

Description: Photograph taken for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "Train derailment in southwest Oklahoma Friday morning forced grain elevator operators to dump up to 150,000 bushels of wheat on the ground until the track was cleared Saturday and boxcars moving in to Duke and Victory to pick up wheat for market."
Date: June 8, 1969
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0053.0177]

Description: Photograph taken for a story in the Oklahoma City Times newspaper. Caption: "Sixteen cars of a Frisco freight train derailed between Wetumka and Yeager early Friday, rupturing at least four tank cars containing sulfuric acid and a highly flammable petroleum distillate."
Date: December 22, 1967
Creator: Traverse, Austin
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0053.0176]

Description: Photograph taken for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "Still burning late Friday was a liquefied petroleum tank car which exploded 4 1/2 miles west of Seminole after 35-car Rock Island freight derailment."
Date: July 13, 1968
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0053.0174]

Description: Photograph taken for a story in the Oklahoma City Times newspaper. Caption: "Jumbled freight cars litter the area around the Wilburton train depot Friday, where 20 cars of an eastbound, 71-car Rock Island Railroad freight train derailed."
Date: June 7, 1969
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0053.0170]

Description: Photograph taken for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "Train derailment in southwest Oklahoma Friday morning forced grain elevator operators to dump up to 150,000 bushels of wheat on the ground until the track was cleared Saturday and boxcars moving in to Duke and Victory to pick up wheat for market."
Date: June 8, 1969
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0053.0181]

Description: Photograph taken for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "Overturned rail cars and wrecked automobiles such as these were being cleared Sunday from the Kansas-Oklahoma and Gulf right of way near Lamar in Hughes County."
Date: July 17, 1967
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0053.0171]

Description: Photograph taken for a story in the Oklahoma City Times newspaper. Caption: "STILWELL --- Forty cars of a 134-car freight train derailed near Stilwell early Thursday, blocking the main line of the Kansas City Southern and creating a hazardous explosion and fire."
Date: April 4, 1968
Creator: Argo, Jim
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society