[An aerial view of the port area after the 1947 Texas City Disaster]

Description:

An aerial view of the port area after the 1947 Texas City Disaster. Thick layers of smoke from fire blow from left to right. White smoke comes from the dock area. Black smoke comes from petroleum facilities on fire.

Creator(s): Unknown
Location(s): United States - Texas - Galveston County - Texas City
Creation Date: April 16, 1947
Partner(s):
Moore Memorial Public Library
Collection(s):
Rescuing Texas History, 2006
Usage:
Total Uses: 144
Past 30 days: 0
Yesterday: 0
Creator:
Unknown
Date(s):
  • Creation: April 16, 1947
  • Digitized: April 10, 2006
Coverage:
Place
United States - Texas - Galveston County - Texas City
Era
Into Modern Times, 1939-Present
Date
April 16, 1947
Description:

An aerial view of the port area after the 1947 Texas City Disaster. Thick layers of smoke from fire blow from left to right. White smoke comes from the dock area. Black smoke comes from petroleum facilities on fire.

Physical Description:

1 photograph : b&w ; 7.5 x 9.5 in.

Language(s):
Subject(s):
Keyword(s): Texas City Disaster, 1947
Partner:
Moore Memorial Public Library
Collection:
Rescuing Texas History, 2006
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: ntbka-020
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth11674
Resource Type: Photograph
Format: Image
Rights:
Access: Public