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[Photograph 2012.201.B0260.0585]

Description: Photograph used for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "Pix strip of earth moving chores on turnpike go with van dyke to construction job, get several pictures of earth moving equipment at work."
Date: July 5, 1951
Creator: Burns, Bill
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0260.0599]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "One of the first motorists to pass through the west exit of the Tuner Turnpike Saturday was Walter Strickland, 612 NW 33, who was also the first driver to enter the road from Chandler."
Date: May 16, 1953
Creator: Albright, Bob
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0260.0567]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "With gilded shovels just like Gov. Turner's, the members of the Oklahoma Turnpike authority dug in Wednesday to move the first dirt on the 88-mile super-highway that will connect Oklahoma City and Tulsa in two years if construction goes according to plan."
Date: December 20, 1950
Creator: Peterson, Richard
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0260.0597]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "Official notice that Oklahoma's Tuner and Will Rogers turnpike are interstate highways was nailed into place this week."
Date: February 11, 1959
Creator: Tapscott, George
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society