Home » Oklahoma City

Oklahoma City

Drive Thru

The First McDonald’s Drive-Thru was Intended for Soldiers Who were Unable to Leave Their Vehicles While in Uniform

In 1975, McDonald’s built the first drive-thru lane in the United States. There were drive-in restaurants before this, but there were no drive-thrus where customers would place their orders at curbside speakers. Carhops, typically seen on rollerskates, would then deliver food orders directly to customers’ automobiles. But did you know the first drive-thru was intended …

The First McDonald’s Drive-Thru was Intended for Soldiers Who were Unable to Leave Their Vehicles While in Uniform Read More »

Check out Karen Silkwood, a nuclear plant worker and whistleblower. On November 13, 1974, she set out to meet a reporter to go public with evidence of extensive safety violations. She was later found dead; her car appeared to have been run off the road and the documents she had with her were missing.

The Mysterious Death of Karen Silkwood What happened to the plutonium-plant worker turned union activist? On Nov. 13, 1974, union activist and plutonium-plant worker Karen Silkwood was found dead in what police ruled a single-car accident. But the circumstances surrounding her death have kept people guessing to this day. Silkwood was born Feb. 19, 1946, …

Check out Karen Silkwood, a nuclear plant worker and whistleblower. On November 13, 1974, she set out to meet a reporter to go public with evidence of extensive safety violations. She was later found dead; her car appeared to have been run off the road and the documents she had with her were missing. Read More »