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[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.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.B0052.0173]

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.B0052.0778]

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

[Photograph 2012.201.B0051.0562]

Description: Photograph taken for a story in the Oklahoma City Times newspaper. Caption: "Charles Burba's plane lies wrecked in a pasture near Grand Lake where it crashed Sunday while attempting an emergency landing."
Date: September 13, 1960
Creator: Gibson Studio
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0052.0233]

Description: Photograph taken for a story in the Oklahoma City Times newspaper. Caption: "Car Play Pickaback in Freak City Accident, A freak accident in the 1200 block SW 25 Tuesday night saw the car that was struck, left, parked at the curbing, wind up on top of the car that struck it, right. The driver of the car, Glen Zennett Boggs, 17, Tinker air force base, was booked by police on complaints of reckless driving and having no driver's license. Dona Johnson, 17, of 536 SW 33, a passenger in Boggs' car, was taken to Hubbard hospital suffering shock and a bruised left leg, Another passenger, Gordon E. Doyle, 18, Tinker field, received a cut on the head. Two other passengers were not injured."
Date: January 9, 1952
Creator: Kaho, C. J.
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0052.0406]

Description: Photograph taken for a story in the Oklahoma City Times newspaper. Caption: "Crash!! Both Drivers Charged. It's apparent why Lesie Edson, shown above, is so glum. The bashed-in car is his. He was westbound on NW 25 about 8 a.m. Monday and was crossing N Douglas when another car hit him on the right. The impact knocked Edson's car over on its top, but he escaped serious injury. The other driver was Jerry Eugene Hughes, 17, of 1143 NW 58, according to accident investigator F.C. Daniels and W.A. Williams. Edson lives at 1405 NE 23. He was charged with having no driver's license, and Huges was charged with failure to yield the right of way."
Date: November 6, 1950
Creator: Owen, A. Y.
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0051.1284]

Description: Photograph taken for a story in the Oklahoma City Times newspaper. Caption: "Guard chains weren't needed Saturday in front of house at NW 24 and Independence, where the owner said "we've had closer calls than this."
Date: February 19, 1966
Creator: Tapscott, George
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0052.1028]

Description: Photograph taken for a story in the Oklahoma City Times newspaper. Caption: "No serious injuries were reported after this bus loaded with school children overturned today. Nine Children Slightly Hurt School Bus Overturns A school bus carrying some 45 children overturned on the Broadway extension near NW 50 this morning, but none of the children was seriously injured. One child, Vanessa Golden, 9, was taken from the scene by ambulance to Mercy Hospital where she was treated and released. Eight others were sent to Baptist Hospital for checking after they arrived at the Quail Creek school nurses. A spokesman at Baptist said none of the children there appeared to be seriously injured. All were later released. The bus owned by School Bus Transportation Co., was carrying first through fourth grade children from the Dewey school attendance area to Quail Creek, where they are assigned for classes under the Finger plan. A spokesman said the children were picked up in the vicinity of NE 30 and Kelly. The bus operated by Sharon Short, 19-year-old Oklahoma City University student, was northbound on Broadway when the accident occurred. Police quoted a witness as saying the right rear tire on the bus blew out and the vehicle started swerving. It struck the center median."
Date: January 31, 1973
Creator: Argo, Jim
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0051.1440]

Description: Photograph taken for a story in the Oklahoma City Times newspaper. Caption: "Ernst Crisp, of 1232 SW 48, views with dismay his two cars that were knocked from his driveway crosswise into his yard by a hit and run youth's car:"
Date: October 23, 1964
Creator: Crowder, Russ
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0051.1126]

Description: Photograph taken for a story in the Oklahoma City Times newspaper. Caption: "The Driver Walked Away-- Gayle T. Omerlin, 19,of 253 W Eubanks, emerged apparanlty unhurt about 9:00 AM today, after his car was hit by a wind gust, smashed several fence sections and overturned." Photo by Joe Miller. Original Photo 02/12/73. Published on T-2-12-73."
Date: February 12, 1973
Creator: Miller, Joe
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0052.0114]

Description: Photograph taken for a story in the Oklahoma City Times newspaper. Caption: "CHRISTMAS CARNAGE costing eight lives in Oklahoma since Wednesday is typified by this lethal junk pile. It is what's left of a car involved in a collision Thursday night at SW 15 and May. Harry holiday, 76, of 2708 SW 60, was killed. His wife and their son, John, 34, remained in "very serious" condition Saturday in Mercy hospital."
Date: December 26, 1959
Creator: Albright, Bob
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0053.0640]

Description: Photograph taken for a story in the Oklahoma City Times newspaper. Caption: "While 200 spectators looked on, an Oklahoma city driver walked the thin ice surface of Belle Isle Lake Thursday-then suddenly broke the crust and disappeared into the freezing water."
Date: February 9, 1961
Creator: Park, Joe
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0053.0865]

Description: Photograph taken for a story in the Oklahoma City Times newspaper. Caption: "Leonard O'Neal Armstrong, Oklahoma City lumber trailer truck driver, died enroute to a Shawnee hospital Tuesday following a wreck caused when his load of lumber shifted forward about two miles south of Asher in Pottawatomie county. Above is the scattered lumber almost submerging the truck cab."
Date: August 16, 1950
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0052.0137]

Description: Photograph taken for a story in the Oklahoma City Times newspaper. Caption: "RIDE'S END for a Newalla motorist was this bridge rail on SE 29. Clarence E. Story, Tinker air force base guard, is examining wreckage of the auto which carried 46-year-old Varrel Verdon Jones to his death."
Date: July 1, 1957
Creator: Jacobs, Jay R.
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0051.1058]

Description: Photograph taken for a story in the Oklahoma City Times newspaper. Caption: "Ward B. Auxier, 57, of 4048 NW 61, escaped injury about 8:30 a.m. today when his 1975 Chrysler stalled on railroad tracks near SW 7 and Western and was struck by a 97-car Rock Island train."
Date: July 29, 1977
Creator: Klock, Roger
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0052.0412]

Description: Photograph taken for a story in the Oklahoma City Times newspaper. Caption: "Driver Escapes Injury but Not Charge. Robert Roy Henderson, 17, of the 200 block NE 8, escaped injury Monday night when his automobile collided with another car at NW 25 and Robinson, then overturned ( Above ). Police charged the youth with failure to yield the right of way. The second vehicle was driven by Rex Harold Anspaugh,38, of 930 East drive."
Date: unknown
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0051.1404]

Description: Photograph taken for a story in the Oklahoma City Times newspaper. Caption: "A 24-year-old MIdwest City mother was seriously injured early Friday in a freak accident in which her stalled car was hit by a freight train."
Date: December 10, 1965
Creator: Albright, Bob
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0053.0688]

Description: Photograph taken for a story in the Oklahoma City Times newspaper. Caption: "IRRESISTIBLE FORCE-in the form of a 12-ton semi-trailer truck met its match early Wednesday when it smashed into an immovable object, a battered concrete railroad overpass on NE 10 east of Eastern."
Date: April 10, 1957
Creator: Peterson, Dick
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0051.1298]

Description: Photograph taken for a story in the Oklahoma City Times newspaper. Caption: "Dead center crash into the SE 74 overpass on I.H. 35 sent Mondell Dillard, 40, Moore, to St. Anthony Hospital in critical condition early Monday. Officers said Dillard's car was headed north on I.H. 35 when he apparently fell asleep. The car traveled 238 feet off the roadway before striking the overpass."
Date: June 13, 1966
Creator: Albright, Bob
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0053.0628]

Description: Photograph taken for a story in the Oklahoma City Times newspaper. Caption: "There's nothing like a little ice to give truck drivers fits. The driver of this truck found the street frozen over Wednesday morning in the unit block NE 4. The truck jackknifed and slid ponderously into opposing traffic lanes."
Date: January 10, 1968
Creator: Tapscott, George
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society