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[Photograph 2012.201.B0260.0469]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "Eastern Turnpike construction pushes ahead with most bridgework completed and almost ten miles of paving laid on the 41-mile section A from Henryetta to McAlester."
Date: June 9, 1965
Creator: Granger, Frank
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0260.0476]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "Millions of yards of dirt are being moved by thousands of men on hundreds of machines to construct the state's fourth toll road."
Date: January 22, 1965
Creator: State Staff Photos
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0260.0440]

Description: Photograph used for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "Diners in the Cafeteria at Vinita, Okla., midway on the Will Rogers Turnpike, will have the unusual feeling of being "up in the air" as they look out over the four-lane turnpike."
Date: February 27, 1958
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0260.0443]

Description: Photograph used for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "Unique combinations of modern, western and Oriental design accent the dining area which is lined with alternate panels of Oriental ash and native stone."
Date: February 27, 1958
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0260.0471]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Oklahoma Times newspaper. Caption: "Toll Collections in '65 are a possibility on the 40-mile north section of the Eastern Turnpike between Henryetta and McAlester as grading and bridge work nears completion."
Date: January 11, 1965
Creator: State Staff Photos
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0260.0417]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "Men and machines work at a furious pace northeast of Claremore to lay and compact an aggregate base on the roadbed in preparation for two courses of paving."
Date: October 4, 1956
Creator: Lucas, Jim
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0260.0448]

Description: Photograph used for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "Conoco's big mid-point service center at Vinita on the Will Rogers Turnpike becomes an inviting galaxy of lights as travelers pull into the spacious parking lot after dark."
Date: February 27, 1958
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0260.0442]

Description: Photograph used for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "Elegant plants in native Oklahoma stone line one of the escalators carrying patrons to the second floor cafeteria and dining area."
Date: February 27, 1958
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0260.0465]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "The first section of Oklahoma's Eastern Turnpike, due to open in December between McAlester and Henryetta, passes under I. H. 40 south of Henryetta."
Date: August 13, 1965
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society