Date: November 4, 1911
Description: Postcard of an oil tanker erupting in flames, described as "Burning oil tanks, Beaumont, Texas, containing 37,000 bbls. each." On the back, a message reads, "Jack must be froze, I haven't been able to get in touch with his whereabouts. H. H. 11-4-11." The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie McFaddin Washington D. C. 1906 Florida Ave."
Contributing Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum