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Airplane accident near Lawndale, Minn.
Airplane accident near Lawndale, Minn.
TitleAirplane accident near Lawndale, Minn.
Date of Original1954-01-25
CreatorOlson, Cal, 1924-2009
Creator RolePhotographer
DescriptionView of an airplane crash taken at night in a snow storm. Plane is resting upside down
Ordering InformationConsult:
General SubjectTransportation
Subject (LCTGM)Aircraft accidents
Personal NameNelson, Eugene Ross, 1926-1954
LocationLawndale (Minn.)
Wilkin County (Minn.)
United States
Item Number2098.s123
Negative Number2098.s123
Format of OriginalAcetate negatives
Safety film negatives
Dimensions of Original6 x 6 cm.
Publisher of OriginalForum Publishing Company (Fargo, N.D.)
Place of PublicationFargo (N.D.)
Transcription"The battered wreckage of Eugene Nelson's plane, which was found Monday near Lawndale, Minn. The plane was lying upside down; the right wing on which the numerals are visible, was twisted at right angles to its flying position. The other wing was folded against the plane's fuselage." - caption with image published in The Fargo Forum, January 26, 1954, p. 1.
NotesTitle supplied by staff.
Biography/HistoryMoorhead, Minn. businessman, Eugene Nelson, 27, died in an airplane accident that took place January 24, 1954, in a field 2 miles north and west of Lawndale, Minn.
Repository InstitutionNorth Dakota State University Libraries, Institute for Regional Studies
Repository CollectionCal Olson Photograph Collection 2098
Collection Finding AidConsult:
Credit LineInstitute for Regional Studies, NDSU, Fargo (2098.s123)
Rights ManagementCopyright held by Institute for Regional Studies.
Digital IDco000090
Original SourceNegative
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