Panorama of the Molasses Disaster site

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    File name: 77103

    Title: Panorama of the Molasses Disaster site

    Creator/Contributor: Globe Newspaper Co. (creator)

    Date created: 1919-01-15

    Description: Twenty one people were killed on Commercial Street in the North End when a tank of molasses ruptured and exploded. An eight foot wave of the syrupy brown liquid moved down Commercial Street at a speed of 35mph. Wreckage of the collapsed tank visible in background, center, next to light colored warehouse. Elevated railway structure visible at far left and the North End Park bathing beach to the far right.

    Genre: Photographic prints; Aerial views

    Subjects: Accidents; Floods; Molasses Disaster, Boston, Mass., 1919

    Notes: Verso of print stamped Boston Globe.

    Location: Boston Public Library, Print Department

    Rights: No known restrictions

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    1. kodaksights 47 months ago | reply

      Good photo
      Boa foto
      Bună fotografie
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      Gutes Foto
      Bella foto

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