Winter photos are always beautiful, but winter pasts in Oklahoma are extra special. Old photos give us a glimpse back in time when life was different than it is today. Enjoy these 12 rare, vintage photos of Oklahoma that are truly timeless.
1. Geary, 1938
The cars are blanketed with snow from a major snowstorm that hit Geary on April 8,1938.
2. Tulsa, 1910
Take a look back at a snowy day on Greenwood Avenue in Tulsa around 1910.
3. Waurika, undated
This boy was riding his tricycle in the snow near Waurika, Oklahoma.
4. Cushing, 1910-1918
Wintertime in a Cushing oil field.
5. Oklahoma, 1910
Lena Quapaw, a wealthy member of the Quapaw tribe looks stunning in her winter garb, taken in 1910.
That's one big shoveling job after a massive snow storm.
7. Tulsa, 1915
A white Christmas day at the R.N. Bynum residence. Located at the northeast corner of 5th and Cheyenne, this location later became the site of the Mayo Hotel.
8. Mcloud, 1950s
Si's Cafe on Main Street in Mcloud.
9. Norman, 1977
Helpers serving a holiday meal at the University of Oklahoma in 1977, with the help of a snowman.
10. Tulsa, 1905-1918
Isn't is interesting what the men are wearing to shovel snow? Do you see the tunnel they dug in the massive snow pile?
11. Oklahoma City, 1950's
A holiday display at McDonald Scott Chevrolet at Northwest Seventh and North Broadway in Oklahoma City. The photo was taken sometime in the early 50's by Meyers Photo Shop.
12. Tulsa, 1930
This photo was taken in January of 1930, at which time 14 inches of snow fell in Tulsa and the chilling temperature of -16 degrees occurred. You can see the Main Street Theater (which later became the Tulsa Theater) on the right hand side.
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