Two Men and Tornado-Damaged Truck

Description:

Photograph of two men inspecting a badly damaged truck after the Higgins/Glazier Tornado. The man on the left side of the frame wears khaki pants, a leather jacket, sunglasses and a hat. The other man wears a leather jacket and a cap. The truck is upright but the top half is crumpled. In the background are telephone poles, a tree, and an old car.

Creator(s): McMurry, J.W.
Location(s): United States - Texas - Lipscomb County
Creation Date: April 9, 1947
Partner(s):
Wolf Creek Heritage Museum
Collection(s):
Rescuing Texas History, 2007
Usage:
Total Uses: 77
Past 30 days: 1
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Creator (Photographer):
McMurry, J.W.

Dalhart, Texas

Date(s):
  • Creation: April 9, 1947
  • Digitized: February 11, 2008
Coverage:
Place
United States - Texas - Lipscomb County
Era
Into Modern Times, 1939-Present
Date
April 9, 1947
Description:

Photograph of two men inspecting a badly damaged truck after the Higgins/Glazier Tornado. The man on the left side of the frame wears khaki pants, a leather jacket, sunglasses and a hat. The other man wears a leather jacket and a cap. The truck is upright but the top half is crumpled. In the background are telephone poles, a tree, and an old car.

Note:

Located within an envelope that reads, "J.W. McCurry Dalhart, Texas Box 1124", which is located within a larger envelope that reads, "Higgins and Storm Picture Negatives," on the front and on the back, "Tornado Pictures, 1947, Glazier maby Higgins, Negatives".

Physical Description:

One photographic negative, b&w: 6.0 cm. X 9.0 cm.

Language(s):
Subject(s):
Keyword(s): Old Cars | Cars | Destroyed Cars | Destruction | Damages | Tires | Car Damages | Vehicles | Damaged Trucks | Totaled Vehicles | Totaled Trucks | Hats | Caps | Sunglasses | Jackets | Leather Jackets | Khakis | Telephone Poles
Partner:
Wolf Creek Heritage Museum
Collection:
Rescuing Texas History, 2007
Identifier:
  • : 1998.2.74A_03
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth35979
Resource Type: Photograph
Format: Image