[Aerial view of the port after the 1947 Texas City Disaster]

Description:

An aerial view of the port area after the explosions. White smoke rises from the destroyed dock area. The Monsanto building, refinery facilities, storage tanks, and the grain elevator are visible. Many of the storage tanks have visible damage. Piers and docks show almost total destruction.

Creator(s): Unknown
Location(s): United States - Texas - Galveston County - Texas City
Creation Date: April 17, 1947
Partner(s):
Moore Memorial Public Library
Collection(s):
Rescuing Texas History, 2006
Usage:
Total Uses: 919
Past 30 days: 11
Yesterday: 1
Creator:
Unknown
Date(s):
  • Creation: April 17, 1947
  • Digitized: 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 explosions. White smoke rises from the destroyed dock area. The Monsanto building, refinery facilities, storage tanks, and the grain elevator are visible. Many of the storage tanks have visible damage. Piers and docks show almost total destruction.

Physical Description:

1 photograph : b&w ; 8 x 10 in.

Language(s):
Subject(s):
Keyword(s): Texas City Disaster, 1947
Contributor(s):
Partner:
Moore Memorial Public Library
Collection:
Rescuing Texas History, 2006
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: ntbkb-111
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth11736
Resource Type: Photograph
Format: Image
Rights:
Access: Public