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Barge 100 feet long that was in no.1 slip. This barge lifted out of water and landed 100 feet inland. Damaged part of barge in picture is fire truck thrown there by second explosion. No. 1 slip is bhind (sic) barge

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 12
From the Collection: This set of 21 photographs was taken between April 16 and 21, immediately after the 1947 explosion in Texas City. At some point the photos were removed from a small album. We have the notes concerning each photo made on the facing album pages but no additional information.

Dates

  • 1947

Conditions Governing Access

Open for research.

Extent

From the Collection: 0.25 Linear Feet

Creator

Repository Details

Part of the University of Houston Libraries Special Collections Repository

Contact:
University of Houston Libraries Special Collections
MD Anderson Library
4333 University Drive
Houston TX 77204-2000 USA
713-743-9750