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

Description:

Clouds of very heavy black smoke cover the port area of Texas City after the 1947 Texas City Disaster. An aerial view of some of the residences near the port can be seen in the lower right hand portion of the photograph. On the reverse side is written "Texas City a few hours after the Grandcamp exploded."

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: 772
Past 30 days: 8
Yesterday: 1
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:

Clouds of very heavy black smoke cover the port area of Texas City after the 1947 Texas City Disaster. An aerial view of some of the residences near the port can be seen in the lower right hand portion of the photograph. On the reverse side is written "Texas City a few hours after the Grandcamp exploded."

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-008
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth11686
Resource Type: Photograph
Format: Image
Rights:
Access: Public