Truck-train accident on Highway 87

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Photograph of a truck- train accident on Highway 87, November 1972. The 51 year old driver from Groves walked away unscathed but the truck was split in half, spilling the bags of an unknown substance on the highway.

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1 photographic print, b&w 7.75 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 184 times . More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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Heritage House Museum

The Heritage House Museum is a living documentation of historic materials from Orange County, including photographs of early citizens, homes, churches, and schools; as well as business concerns such as shipping, farming, lumber mills, and oil exploration. The Summerlee Foundation, the Stark Foundation, and private individuals contributed to the digitization of materials from the historic home.

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Description

Photograph of a truck- train accident on Highway 87, November 1972. The 51 year old driver from Groves walked away unscathed but the truck was split in half, spilling the bags of an unknown substance on the highway.

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1 photographic print, b&w 7.75 in. x 5.0 in.

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Rescuing Texas History, 2007

The 2007 edition of Rescuing Texas History brings together photographs, postcards, letters, and more to give a glimpse into the rich history of the state.

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  • May 5, 2008, 9:28 p.m.

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Truck-train accident on Highway 87, photograph, Date Unknown; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth36909/: accessed March 24, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Heritage House Museum.