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[2012.201.B0051.0192]

Description: Air Force Jet on fire after it wrecked. Crash Crew on site. Canopy open. Photograph taken for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company.
Date: December 14, 1954
Creator: Albright, Bob
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[2012.201.B0051.0193]

Description: Firemen putting out a fire on a wrecked jet as an Air Force Officer looks on. Photograph taken for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company.
Date: December 14, 1954
Creator: Cobb, Richard
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[2012.201.B0051.0194]

Description: Firefighters battling a fire on a plane wreck. Photograph taken for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "Air national guard crash crew members used foam type fire fighting equipment when this F-86 Sabre jet burst into flames in a crash-landing at Will Rogers field Tuesday."
Date: December 14, 1954
Creator: Cobb, Richard
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[2012.201.B0052.0263]

Description: Photograph is of two police officers and a man dressed in casual clothing and a hat looking into a car that is missing the windshield and crumpled roof. Caption: "NE 12 & Stiles."
Date: November 6, 1954
Creator: Miller, George T.
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0052.0256]

Description: Photograph taken for a story in the Oklahoma City Times newspaper. Caption: "Careening Car Caves In City Filling Station: A woman motorist narrowly escaped injury at noon Friday when her auto collided with another car, went out of control and crashed into a service station at 4006 NW 10. A gasoline pump was knocked 25 feet, and one corner of the roof over the station driveway crashed down on the hood of the woman,s car. The driver, Mrs. R. E. Winkler, 1015 Warren, was "shaken up" but uninjured. Officer R. D. Brokaw said the car crashed into the service station after colliding with an auto driven by W. D. Tanner, 36, of 1528 NE Meyers place. R. W. Smith, owner of the station, said, "I saw that car heading for the station and I went out the back door. It's lucky no one was in the driveway at the time." Part of the front wall section of the one-story brick station building cracked, and damage was estimated at $1,500. There was slight damage to the left front of Tanner's car, and heavier damage to Mrs. Winkler's auto. Mrs. R. E. Winkler, 1015 Warren, narrowly escaped injury Friday when her car crashed into a service station. The corner of the roof crashed down on the hood of the car."
Date: March 5, 1954
Creator: Killian, Thomas F.
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0052.0257]

Description: Photograph taken for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "THREE PERSONS WERE HURT Tuesday in this car at NE 23 and Lottie. George Henry Moore, 31, the driver, his wife, Mrs. Moore, 30 both of 3239 Otterson drive, and a passenger, Jack Ray Linley, 32, of 2504 NW 24, were treated in Wesley hospital. Driver of the other car, Joseph Francis Cook, 34, of Baltimore was also treated for cuts and bruises after the vehicles struck head on."
Date: June 23, 1954
Creator: Mitchell, George T.
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0052.0260]

Description: Photograph taken for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "At right, five persons were injured when this car crashed with another then turned over at NE 10 and Air Depot road. Highway patrol troopers said the driver of the other car ran a stop sign and hit this vehicle broadside, knocking it into a bar ditch."
Date: September 27, 1953
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0052.0261]

Description: Photograph taken for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "Careening Car Caves In City Filling Station: A woman motorist narrowly escaped injury at noon Friday when her auto collided with another car, went out of control and crashed into a service station at 4006 NW 10. A gasoline pump was knocked 25 feet, and one corner of the roof over the station driveway crashed down on the hood of the woman's car. The diver, Mrs. R. E. Winkler, 1015 Warren, was "shaken up" but uninjured. Officer R. D. Brokaw said the car crashed into the service station after colliding with an auto driven by W. D. Tanner, 36, of 1528 NE Meyers place. R. W. Smith, owner of the station said, "I saw that car heading for the station and I went out the back door. It's lucky no one was in the driveway at the time." Part of the front wall section of the one-story brick station building cracked, and damage was estimated at $1,500. There was slight damage to the left front of Tanner's car and heavier damage to Mrs. Winkler's auto"
Date: March 5, 1954
Creator: Killian, Thomas F.
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.B0052.0266]

Description: Photograph taken for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "RECKLESS DRIVING CHARGES were filed Saturday against Harold B. Roberts, 22, of 600 NW 8 when his convertible went out of control, overturned and crashed into the plate glass windows of Battens Flower Shop, NW 23 and Harvey. Police accident investigators J. W. Rankin and R. O. Rusche, estimated damage to the flower shop at more than $2,000. William Cotner, 25, of 817 NW 30, a passenger, was taken to Mercy hospital with severe lacerations. Roberts was treated at a physician's office before being booked at headquarters. Two fire department companies were called to the scene to take precautions against a fire. Fireman Warren Stephens is shown at left."
Date: July 24, 1954
Creator: Killian, Thomas
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0052.0267]

Description: Photograph taken for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "Accident N.W. 16 and Shartel, IDENTIFICATION=Caption Material (List names left to right):-- In Pix Putting Patsy Ruth Maxey on ambulance cot just after she was pulled from under her car WKY--TV Paul Scott (Left) Bill Rackley, Detective H.HJ. Bradshaw and ambulance men."
Date: November 11, 1954
Creator: Kaho, C. J.
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0052.0268]

Description: Photograph taken for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "Accident N.W. 16 and Shartel. IDENTIFICATION=Caption Material (List names left to right);-- In Pix The Car that caused it all, Driven by Kermit Irwin Flynn, on lawn west of intersection, on N.W. 16."
Date: November 11, 1954
Creator: Kaho, C. J.
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0052.0269]

Description: Photograph taken for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "STOP SIGN OBEYED but it's expensive this way. A. V. Streeter, Del City cafe operator was making a turn at SE 29 and Epperly Drive about 6:45 a.m. Sunday. His wheels locked and before Streeter could apply the brakes he was looking down from atop this sign. No one was hurt and no charges were filed."
Date: October 23, 1954
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0052.0272]

Description: Photograph taken for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "Topsy Turvy, but unhurt. That is a capsule description of the events Monday when Charles Bresnehen, 65, 3100 NW 50, escaped unhurt after his car flipped. the auto landed on its top in the front yard of a home in the 4300 block on NW 50. Bresnehen told officers he lost control of the car when he thought another car was about to turn in front of him."
Date: October 1, 1954
Creator: King, Cliff
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0052.0273]

Description: Photograph taken for a story in the Oklahoma City Times newspaper. Caption: "Trouble Brews as Unruly Car Drops Into Beer Tavern, Stepping on the gas pedal instead of the brake sent this car crashing through a plate glass at the Alibi tavern, 5108 N May, early Thursday morning. It also resulted in charges of reckless driving by drinking filed against the driver. Jack Enright McCormick, 42, of 3828 NW 26. He told police he turned into and started to stop in front of the tavern, owned by Kelly Rutledge, but apparently stepped on the gas instead of the brake. He was charged after a drunkometer test revealed a reading of 0.132."
Date: August 19, 1954
Creator: Kaho, C. J.
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0052.0274]

Description: Photograph taken for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "TWO PERSONS in this car were hurt Tuesday afternoon when it was involved in a collision with another car at NW 22 and Lee. The driver, Margie Oleta Wood, 19, and a passenger, Tressi Newberry, 25, both of 1001 NW 22, were treated in Mercy hospital. Driver of the other car, Mrs. Vera Ann Grimes, 63, of 316 NW 18, was charged in city traffic court with failure to yield the right of way."
Date: February 17, 1954
Creator: Mitchell, George T.
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0052.0275]

Description: Photograph taken for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "ONLY A CHILLY SOAKING was received by the driver of this automobile Monday when the vehicle left the Oklahoma City bypass, hurdled across 200 feet of mud and came to rest in a shallow neck of Belle Isle lake. The victim, Miss Leona Maxine Hoelscher, bookkeeper at Park college, Parkville, Mo., was rescued by an unidentified motorist who waded into four feet of water. The young woman en route from her parents' home in Estancia, N. M., to Stillwater for a church meeting, said her car went out of control on the bypass. She continued her trip to Stillwater by bus."
Date: December 28, 1954
Creator: Lucas, Jim
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0052.0277]

Description: Photograph taken for a story in the Oklahoma City Times newspaper. Caption: "End of Race, Atee A. Estep, 20, Tinker field airman is shown in lower photo awaiting an ambulance after suffering head injuries Thursday night when his auto overturned in the 1800 block W Reno. He was hospitalized at Tinker base hospital. Police reported Estep was attempting to outrun a scout car when his auto hit a chug hole, overturned and landed on its top. as shown in top picture. Officers said they began chasing the car after it ran a red light at California and Walker, A passenger in Estep's car was not injured."
Date: May 14, 1954
Creator: Kaho, C. J.
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society