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[Photograph 2012.201.B0051.0942]

Description: Photograph taken for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "This fountain at NW 35 and Classen becomes an unwilling resting stop Thursday afternoon for a 1978 Pontiac driven by Juanita Friend of 2036 NE Grand."
Date: June 3, 1982
Creator: Lynn, Renee
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[2012.201.B0051.0279]

Description: Photo of a cameraman taking pictures of an aircraft that has been retrieved from a lake. The plane is upside down and two men are examining the wreckage. Photograph taken for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "The wreckage of a plane believed piloted by Altus attorney Stansell Whiteside is inspected by authorities after it was retrieved from the bottom of Altus Reservoir where it was found Thursday. Divers had failed in their efforts to locate Whiteside's body. The plane apparently crashed March 15."
Date: March 26, 1979
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0053.0844]

Description: Photograph taken for a story in the Oklahoma City Times newspaper. Caption: "BATTERED BUILDING that once was the Country Club beer tavern, just east of Boise City, is shown above. An out of control truck and semi-trailer oil transport ran through the tavern Thursday night, killing one person and injuring five others, three of them critically."
Date: August 22, 1959
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0053.0644]

Description: Photograph taken for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "Thursday was a rough day on bridge railings , too. A truck clipped off these guard posts on the North Canadian River bridge at Tinker diagonal."
Date: February 22, 1968
Creator: Tapscott, George
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0053.0197]

Description: Photograph taken for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "Christmas travelers who for a time were left without transportation Thursday at Purcell when the Santa Fe Chief derailed , wait in line to board special buses to Dallas, Houston and points south."
Date: December 19, 1963
Creator: Traverse, Austin
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0052.0245]

Description: Photograph taken for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "Police Escape Death as Crash Squashes Patrol Car When this police car rolled over 2-1/2 times Wednesday morning in the 700 block S Western after being hit by another car, the two officers said they were "rattled around like dice in a cup," but somehow escaped injury. Every window but one was broken, and officers D. C. Sharber and W. H. Epperson said they came out of the wrecked car with each others gun in his holster. Only damage was to the officers' clothing, the scout car and the auto driven by Roy Clayton Howison, 22, of 21 SW 27."
Date: December 3, 1952
Creator: Kaho, C. J.
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0053.0645]

Description: Photograph taken for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "ONCE OVER ICILY is this burned two-ton truck in the 3400 block of US-62 which Wednesday afternoon failed to negotiate a curve and overturned."
Date: August 7, 1968
Creator: Taylor, Robert
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0052.0252]

Description: Photograph taken for a story in the Oklahoma City Times newspaper. Caption: "Missing Driver Charged After Crash Complaints of reckless driving, destroying city property and leaving the scene of an accident were filed against the driver of this car after he struck the signal light post at Main and Western Thursday morning and then left the scene. John Carroll Marshall, 19, told W. E. Gill, patrolman in the picture, that his car collided with the other car and the driver left the scene while he went to call police. The impact knocked the signal loose and bent the post."
Date: December 4, 1952
Creator: Kaho, C. J.
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0052.0640]

Description: Photograph taken for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "OKLAHOMA SAFETY WEEK WAS HARDLY OVER WHEN THIS CAR, DRIVEN BY MOLINDA EDLINE COX, Midwest City, crashed into the Tinker air force base fence on SE 29 and came to rest at the foot of the huge safety sign. She said she didn't see the stop sign. The car skidded 90 feet straight across the intersection. Tinker officials estimated $125 damage to the fence. There was about $200 damage to the car. Trooper Leo White of the highway patrol issued her a ticket for running the stop sign. The picture was taken by Tinker as a damage record shortly after the accident September 4."
Date: September 7, 1951
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0052.0173]

Description: Photograph taken for a story in the Oklahoma City Times newspaper. Caption: "TWO PERSONS WERE HURT Saturday when these cars slammed together on rain slick pavement at NW 18 and Lynn. One car bust into flames, but firemen quickly extinguished the blaze. Injured were Leora Brockhouse, 50, of 2833 NW 14, and Jimmy Dunlap, 21, of 1716 NW 4."
Date: September 21, 1957
Creator: Winford, Wesley
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0052.1101]

Description: Photograph taken for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "Here's Ironhead Tex West, handkerchief serving as a dust mask, veteran Dallas midget driver who was pinned in his car along the west rail at Taft stadium Monday night after a crash that sent him to the hospital and stopped the scheduled 30-lap summer sweepstakes after 18 laps. The fortunate West escaped with a burned arm and a dislocated toe, but welding torches were needed to cut him out of the wreckage of the crumpled $7,000 Offenhauser. He was released from Oklahoma City General hospital after treatment Monday night."
Date: July 14, 1947
Creator: East, Bob
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0051.1011]

Description: Photograph taken for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "A shattered windshield, spilled oil and water, and battered bricks mark site of a one-car accident which killed two women early today."
Date: April 6, 1979
Creator: Klock, Roger
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0052.0778]

Description: Photograph taken for a story in the Oklahoma City Times newspaper. Caption: "FOG-SHROUDED intersection at SE 29 and Douglas claimed Oklahoma City`s 10th traffic accident victim of the year Friday. The death car, above, was crushed between a milk truck and a utility pole. Street work barricades, wet pavement and another passing vehicle may have contributed to poor visibility blamed for the crash. Killed was Jessie E. Creech, an employee at Tinker AFB."
Date: February 1, 1963
Creator: Tapscott, George
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society