Tanker Topples Near Duchesne

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Title Tanker Topples Near Duchesne
Identifier ucl_1784-3
Subject Industry--Oil--American Oil Company; Accident
Spatial Coverage Vernal (Utah)
Description A loss of $12,000 was sustained by the Americal Oli Company when a tanker overturned near Duchesne. Over 4,000 galions of aviation and regular gasoline was lost as it spilled for the over-turned tank. The fire hazzard was so great that traffic was held up on Highway 40 for a long period of time.The Driver of the oil tanker was Desmond Olsen Thomas, 38, from Bountiful, Utah. He spent one night in the Roosevelt Hospital before being released.
Date 1962-05-03
Type Image/StillImage
Format image/jpeg
Language eng
Rights Digital Image, Copyright 2017, Uintah County Regional History Center
Bit Depth 8
Scanning Device Creo-Scites Jazz+ flatbed scanner
Scanning Technician Aric Hansen
Metadata Cataloger Ellen S. Kiever
ARK ark:/87278/s6740dhr
Setname ucl_vep
Date Created 2017-03-29
Date Modified 2017-03-29
ID 1212589
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6740dhr