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[An aerial view of the docks and slips at the port after the 1947 Texas City Disaster]

[An aerial view of the docks and slips at the port after the 1947 Texas City Disaster]

Date: April 16, 1947
Creator: unknown
Description: An aerial view of the boat slips and dock areas impacted by the explosions. Dock area structures near the slips have been totally destroyed and rubble and debris is readily visible. On the far right foreground, refinery tower structures can be seen. In the far right background are the storage tanks of the tank farm. Huge clouds of thick dark smoke and smaller clouds of white smoke blow left to right.
Contributing Partner: Moore Memorial Public Library
[Aerial view of the grain elevator, the Monsanto building and the Wilson B. Keene after the 1947 Texas City Disaster]

[Aerial view of the grain elevator, the Monsanto building and the Wilson B. Keene after the 1947 Texas City Disaster]

Date: April 16, 1947
Creator: unknown
Description: An aerial view of the grain elevator, the damaged Monsanto building, the Seatrain loading crane and the port area after the 1947 Texas City Disaster. The ruined hull of the Wilson B. Keene is partially submerged at Slip 1. In the lower left hand corner is a badly crushed storage tank. The Longhorn II resting on dry ground is visible near the middle of the picture.
Contributing Partner: Moore Memorial Public Library
[Aerial view of the hull of the Wilson B. Keene after the 1947 Texas City Disaster]

[Aerial view of the hull of the Wilson B. Keene after the 1947 Texas City Disaster]

Date: April 16, 1947
Creator: unknown
Description: An aerial view of the port after the 1947 Texas City Disaster showing the ruined hull of the Wilson B. Keene. The dock and wharf structures lining both sides of this slip have been leveled. On the reverse of the photograph is written: "Hull of the Wilson B. Keene visible in boat slip adjacent to the slip where the Grandcamp exploded".
Contributing Partner: Moore Memorial Public Library
[Aerial view of the Monsanto plant and port facilities after the 1947 Texas City Disaster]

[Aerial view of the Monsanto plant and port facilities after the 1947 Texas City Disaster]

Date: April 16, 1947
Creator: unknown
Description: An aerial view of the port after the explosions. The heavily damaged Monsanto building, the grain elevator, tank farms and storage tanks and the destroyed docks and warehouses are visible. Written on the reverse side of the photograph is: "The Monsanto plant (in right foreground) received extensive damage to office buildings and equipment. There was heavy loss of life among employees."
Contributing Partner: Moore Memorial Public Library
[Aerial view of the Monsanto plant, refinery structures and port after the 1947 Texas City Disaster]

[Aerial view of the Monsanto plant, refinery structures and port after the 1947 Texas City Disaster]

Date: April 16, 1947
Creator: unknown
Description: An aerial view of the port area after the 1947 Texas City Disaster. Refinery facilities, the Monsanto building, the grain elevator and the storage tank farms are visible. Handwritten in ink at top margin of front of print: "Texas City Disaster Photograph."
Contributing Partner: Moore Memorial Public Library
[An aerial view of the port after the 1947 Texas City Disaster]

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

Date: April 16, 1947
Creator: unknown
Description: An aerial view of the refinery structures in the port area and the docks and piers at the slips after the 1947 Texas City Disaster. Heavy clouds of black and white smoke rise from fires still burning near the docks and in storage tanks. Between the black and white layers of smoke can be seen oil storage tanks at a tank farm.
Contributing Partner: Moore Memorial Public Library
[Aerial view of the port after the 1947 Texas City Disaster]

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

Date: April 16, 1947
Creator: unknown
Description: An aerial view of the port area after the 1947 Texas City Disaster. Storage tanks, some refinery facilities, the grain elevator, docks, slips, and dock warehouse areas are visible.
Contributing Partner: Moore Memorial Public Library
[An aerial view of the port area after the 1947 Texas City Disaster]

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

Date: April 16, 1947
Creator: unknown
Description: An aerial view of the port area after the 1947 Texas City Disaster. Visible from lower left to top right are the SeaTrain loading crane, the Monsanto Building, the destroyed docks and piers and refinery structures including two refinery towers. On the back of the photograph is written: "Monsanto / part of slip - Grandcamp".
Contributing Partner: Moore Memorial Public Library
[An aerial view of the port area after the 1947 Texas City Disaster]

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

Date: April 16, 1947
Creator: unknown
Description: An aerial view of the docks and slips at the Texas City port after the explosions. Docks and pier structures and dock warehouses have been leveled and totally destroyed. Rubble and debris are visible and white smoke still rises from the dock area. The SeaTrain loading crane is visible near the destroyed Monsanto building on the right. Near the middle of the photograph, the grain elevator stands near the ruins of the power house and its smoke stack. In the distance a number of storage tanks showing compression damage and crushing can be seen.
Contributing Partner: Moore Memorial Public Library
[An aerial view of the port area after the 1947 Texas City Disaster]

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

Date: April 16, 1947
Creator: unknown
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.
Contributing Partner: Moore Memorial Public Library