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[2012.201.B0051.0229]

Description: Men surveying the wreckage of a military plane. Photograph taken for a story in the Oklahoma City Times newspaper. Caption: "C-47 Battered in Fatal Crash at Tinker Airbase. The crash of a C-47 transport plane at Tinker Air Force base Monday morning demolished the front of the ship but left the fuselage undamaged."
Date: June 19, 1950
Creator: United States. Air Force.
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0052.0765]

Description: Photograph taken for a story in the Oklahoma City Times newspaper. Caption: "FOUR-CAR COLLISION at NW 10 and Broadway Friday left three cars and a pickup truck scattered across the intersection and drew crowds of onlookers, but resulted in no serious injuries. Treated and released at Mercy Hospital were Mrs. June Church, 44, left panel, of 5225 N Hudson, and Roger Cramer, 28, of 1409 S Blackwelder. All four vehicles sustained heavy damages, and at least three had to be towed away."
Date: January 27, 1966
Creator: Argo, Jim
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0052.0238]

Description: Photograph taken for a story in the Oklahoma City Times newspaper. Caption: "Auto Out Of Control, Rolls Right Into House This is how a car driven by Jack Lester Mason, 40, of 3115 N Dewey, wound up early Friday morning when he lost control of it at NW 19 and Dewey. It jumped a curbing, hit a tree and crashed into the home of R.E. Van Zant, 501 NW 19, Mason, a fire department lieutenant, is in serious condition in Mercy hospital with a partly severed tongue and severe face lacerations."
Date: August 29, 1952
Creator: Kaho, C. J.
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0052.1022]

Description: Photograph taken for a story in the Oklahoma City Times newspaper. Caption: "A city bus full of passengers lost control in rush hour traffic this morning and rammed into a light post at Bob Moore Cadillac Inc., 400 N Walker. minor injuries among passengers were reported and two cars sustained slight damage from the falling post, a store employee said."
Date: November 6, 1981
Creator: Argo, Jim
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0051.0531]

Description: Photograph taken for a story in the Oklahoma City Times newspaper. Caption: "Two Vance air force base pilots were uninjured in the forced landing of this T-33 jet training plane, 2 1/2 miles south of the Enid base, Wednesday."
Date: April 11, 1957
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0052.0313]

Description: Photograph taken for a story in the Oklahoma City Times newspaper. Caption: "Wild Car Leaves Post Hanging Over Street, Motorist were giving the 2200 block Classen a wide berth Thursday morning after a new white way light post was snapped in two when it was struck by an auto, and was left suspended over the traffic lanes by only one wire. OG&E crewmen are shown repairing the damaged post. driver of the car, Mrs. Nellie Mae Clark, 61, of 2116 NW 31, suffered a slight cut on her forehead. The officers said the car jumped the curb of the center island and traveled 50 feet before hitting the light post."
Date: July 23, 1953
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0051.1303]

Description: Photograph taken for a story in the Oklahoma City Times newspaper. Caption: "Crying crash victim is comforted by unidentified passerby at I.H. 40 and Sooner RD. Friday morning after a one-vehicle crash."
Date: April 22, 1966
Creator: Traverse, Austin
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0052.0782]

Description: Photograph taken for a story in the Oklahoma City Times newspaper. Caption: "OFF COURSE is this large truck, which landed on a private lawn after an accident at NE 4 and Eastern. The truck driver, James S. Gregory, 31, of Blackwell, received minor injuries."
Date: October 15, 1963
Creator: Wood, Tony
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0053.0848]

Description: Photograph taken for a story in the Oklahoma City Times newspaper. Caption: "Monday was jinx day at the Oklahoma air national guard camp, Enid. First a gas trailer fell from its jack wheels and the fire department had to spray the area until a mobile crane righted the tank, above. Then a leak in an underground tank dumped 10,000 gallons of gas on the air filed. No. 3 was a crash of an F-51 in which the pilot escaped."
Date: August 16, 1948
Creator: Pyer, Ronald
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0052.0496]

Description: Photograph taken for a story in the Oklahoma City Times newspaper. Caption: "Fire followed the collision of a gasoline truck and a wheat truck on the Northwest highway and MacArthur Blvd. Friday A 27-year-old Wayne man miraculously escaped a fiery death Friday Morning when his gasoline truck burst into flames following a collision with a wheat truck. Grover C. Teague, was traveling west on Northwest Highway when his truck collided with a semi-trailer driven by R.B. Blalock, 55, of 820 N Meuller, at intersection of Northwest highway and MacArthur. Leaford Browning, Warr Acres assistant police chief, said the Groendyke gasoline truck turned over twice and burst into flames. It traveled 269 feet, coming to rest in a small valley that was turned into a holocaust of flames, charred trees and boiling black smoke. Teague ws thrown from the cab of the truck 10 feet from the place where the tank came to rest in flames. A passerby, A.L. Garver Jr., of 3001 Emond St., and an unidentified man pulled Teague out of the oily patch to safety. Teague apparently suffered only from exposure from the heat and from the burns. Authorities of Baptist Hospital said Teague was not seriously injured. The cab of the truck continued 180 more feet down the road backwards and came to rest on the south side of the expressway."
Date: August 5, 1960
Creator: Lucas, Jim
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0052.0304]

Description: Photograph taken for a story in the Oklahoma City Times newspaper. Caption: "Rough on Car but Young Driver Unscathed, Friday was a lucky day for Charles Glen Norton, 19, of 1611 Classen, although that's his car he's standing beside. After colliding with two cars in the intersection of NW 21 and Classen. Norton's car jumped the curb, knocked down a bus sign, over turned and crashed into a tree. Norton came through all that unscathed. Drivers of the other two cars were identified a s Aaron Whit Wickliffe, 60, of 2116 N Indiana, and Harriet Jane Lehner, 18, of 731 NW 20."
Date: November 20, 1953
Creator: Tapscott, George
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0052.0265]

Description: Photograph taken for a story in the Oklahoma City Times newspaper. Caption: "Tulsa Youth Injured in City Auto Collision. An 18-year-old- Tulsa youth, Clarence Wayne Waggoner, suffered a back injury Tuesday night when this car overturned after colliding with another auto at California and Western. Waggoner and three others were passengers in the car driven by Willie Ray Long, 18, of 215 NW 5, when it collided with a car driven by Kenneth James Taylor, 18, of 1017 NW 7. Others escaped injury in the mishap. Police quoted witnesses as saying Long ran a stop sign so he was booked on a charge of failure to yield the right of way."
Date: November 24, 1954
Creator: Kaho, C. J.
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0051.1350]

Description: Photograph taken for a story in the Oklahoma City Times newspaper. Caption: "Icy predicament faced Bill Burns, Edmond, when his car hit ice on the highway and flipped at Kelley and Britton Road. His only injury -- a bump on the head."
Date: February 23, 1965
Creator: Traverse, Austin
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0051.1144]

Description: Photograph taken for a story in the Oklahoma City Times newspaper. Caption: "Crash Occurs In Downpour-- A 18 year old Oklahoma City youth was listed in Critical condition in St. Anthony's Hospital suffering from multiple head injures after his car struck a bridge abutment."
Date: March 10, 1973
Creator: Taylor, Robert
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0052.0109]

Description: Photograph taken for a story in the Oklahoma City Times newspaper. Caption: "HITTING HIS OWN DRIVEWAY wasn't as easy as it seemed Saturday for Sterling Brent, 1441 NE 18. Officers said he turned the corner near his house at high speed and missed the driveway in front of his home by at least 15 feet. He didn't miss an elm tree in his yard, though. Brent is in Mercy hospital with undetermined injuries. Police were trying to locate him at the time of the accident."
Date: June 5, 1959
Creator: Peterson, Dick
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0052.1038]

Description: Photograph taken for a story in the Oklahoma City Times newspaper. Caption: "R. G. Holleman, Greyhound driver; J. W. Rogers, station operator...and wrecked pump No. 3 A chain-reaction accident at NW 36 and Lincoln involving a bus, truck and car injured no one, but brought moans from a service station operator Tuesday morning. "It was the third gasoline pump knocked down this year by cars, said J. W. Rogers, operator of the station at the northeast corner or the intersection. The accident started when Walker Hay jr., 1910 NE 44, driving a Curtis Candy Co. truck, crossed the intersection going west. A Greyhound bus, coming at a right angle, swerved in an attempt to avoid hitting the truck but swiped it. The swerve propelled the carrier into a car, parked in the service station, which slammed into the gas pump. The car was owned by Ernest E. Gaskill, 2507 N Hudson. R. G. Holleman, Tulsa bus operator, said none of his passengers was injured."
Date: June 8, 1948
Creator: Kaho, C. J.
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society