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[Photograph 2012.201.B0148.0246]

Description: Photograph used for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "C. A. Pritchett, left, and Jim Johnson eat ice cream Sunday as they recall the damaging flood last year of Lightning Creek."
Date: July 5, 1971
Creator: Mooney, Hank
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0148.0258]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "Bulldozers have begun clearing away these and other large trees and undergrowth along Lightning Creek to make way for drainage improvements."
Date: July 30, 1990
Creator: Southerland, Paul
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0148.0249]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Oklahoma Times newspaper. Caption: "Lightning Creek, which overflowed its banks last week driving some 600 south Oklahoma City residents from their homes, is no newcomer to the city's flood problems."
Date: 1970
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0148.0257]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "Secluded spot along Lightning Creek near Capitol Hill Middle School is scene of student drinking, and sex, officials say."
Date: May 11, 1978
Creator: Southerland, Paul
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0148.0275]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "For years, the creek flowed alongside the railroad tracks, down the hill and under the highway before eventually emptying into Deep Foprk Creek on the city's north side."
Date: February 3, 1971
Creator: Wilson, Joe
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0148.0268]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Oklahoma Times newspaper. Caption: "Thrust upward by swirling storm waters, a massive slab of broken concrete forms an unwanted plateau in a new lightning Creek storm drainage channel in south Oklahoma City."
Date: May 25, 1979
Creator: Albright, Bob
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0148.0278]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "Mrs. Carol Williams knows Mingo Creek as the Jekyll and Hyde it is - transforming from a peaceful stream into a destroyer when rains come."
Date: 1979
Creator: Southerland, Paul
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0148.0272]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Oklahoma Times newspaper. Caption: "At first glance, this might appear like any other creek bridge sign, but a closer look reveals that the sign painter apparently wanted everyone to know that the water below the bridge is definitely a creek."
Date: 1978
Creator: Klock, Roger
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society