Logging truck accident on Highway 62 in 1970

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Photograph of a logging truck accident on Highway 62 in 1979. The cabin of the truck and the bed where the logs were being carried on overturned spilling the logs on the ground. Nearby, the front end of a car has been totaled. It is not known how this happened.

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1 photographic print, b&w 7.5 in. x 5.0 in.

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This photograph is part of the collection entitled: Rescuing Texas History, 2007 and was provided by Heritage House Museum to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 1269 times , with 6 in the last month . More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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Heritage House Museum

The Heritage House Museum partnered with us to provide access to historic materials from Orange County. Materials include photographs of early citizens, homes, churches, and schools; as well as business concerns such as shipping, farming, lumber mills, and oil exploration. Funds for this project were graciously provided by the Summerlee Foundation, the Stark Foundation, and private individuals.

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Photograph of a logging truck accident on Highway 62 in 1979. The cabin of the truck and the bed where the logs were being carried on overturned spilling the logs on the ground. Nearby, the front end of a car has been totaled. It is not known how this happened.

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1 photographic print, b&w 7.5 in. x 5.0 in.

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Rescuing Texas History, 2007

Rescuing Texas History 2007, presents materials from fifteen partners: Anderson County Historical Commission; Austin History Center, Austin Public Library; Bosque County Historical Commission; Childress County Heritage Museum; Corpus Christi Museum of Science and History; Dallas Heritage Village; First Christian Church, Port Arthur; Heritage House Museum, Orange; Historic Rose Marine Theater; Kemah Historical Society; Museum of the American Railroad; Palestine Public Library; Sanger Public Library; Sulphur Springs Public Library; and Val Verde Historical Commission.

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  • May 5, 2008, 9:28 p.m.

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Logging truck accident on Highway 62 in 1970, photograph, Date Unknown; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth36908/: accessed December 3, 2016), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Heritage House Museum.