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 Decade: 1940-1949
[Aerial view of refinery structures near the port after the 1947 Texas City Disaster]

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

Date: April 16, 1947
Creator: unknown
Description: An aerial view of the Monsanto building and the refinery facilities near the port after the explosions. Dark gray smoke streams from a burning structure near the tall refinery towers. The Monsanto building is very heavily damaged. The Seatrain loading crane is visible on the far left. On the reverse side of the photograph is written: "Site of explosion - looking west. Shows damage to Monsanto plant and port facilities."
Contributing Partner: Moore Memorial Public Library
[Aerial view of refinery structures, storage tanks, and port facilities after the 1947 Texas City Disaster]

[Aerial view of refinery structures, storage tanks, and port facilities after the 1947 Texas City Disaster]

Date: April 16, 1947
Creator: unknown
Description: An aerial view of the port area of Texas City after the explosions. Residences can be seen in the lower right corner. Beyond and to the left of those homes are refinery structures. Beyond those structures are the piers and docks of the port area. Thick heavy clouds of black smoke come from burning storage tanks to the right of the docks. Thick white smoke comes from the dock areas. Through a gap between the black and white smoke streams can be seen a number of storage tanks.
Contributing Partner: Moore Memorial Public Library
[Aerial view of the burning Monsanto plant after the 1947 Texas City Disaster]

[Aerial view of the burning Monsanto plant after the 1947 Texas City Disaster]

Date: April 16, 1947
Creator: unknown
Description: An aerial view from the north of part of the Monsanto refinery and processing compound with flames visible in several areas and huge clouds of very dark smoke covering most of the photograph. Storage tanks, pipeline control facilities, and two towers can be identified. On the far right in the background are two water towers. The number "#46" is written in the lower right corner.
Contributing Partner: Moore Memorial Public Library
[Aerial view of the burning Monsanto plant after the 1947 Texas City Disaster]

[Aerial view of the burning Monsanto plant after the 1947 Texas City Disaster]

Date: April 16, 1947
Creator: unknown
Description: An aerial view of the refinery structures near the coastline during the Texas City Disaster. Enormous plumes of very heavy black smoke fills most of the image. Flames from a burning storage tank can be seen near the middle of the photograph. Beyond and to the right, through a break in the heavy smoke, can be seen rows of round storage tanks. On the right, a portion of a road with right angle bend can be seen. There are many vehicles parked along the sides of the road.
Contributing Partner: Moore Memorial Public Library
[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
[Aerial view of the Pan American Refinery in Texas City in 1947]

[Aerial view of the Pan American Refinery in Texas City in 1947]

Date: 1947
Creator: unknown
Description: An aerial view of the Pan American Refinery in Texas City in 1947. On the reverse side of the photograph is written: "Texas City, Tex 1947 Pan Am Refinery".
Contributing Partner: Moore Memorial Public Library