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[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 17, 1947
Creator: unknown
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.
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
[Aerial view of the port area before the 1947 Texas City Disaster]

[Aerial view of the port area before the 1947 Texas City Disaster]

Date: April 15, 1947
Creator: unknown
Description: An aerial view of the Texas City port before the 1947 Texas City Disaster. The grain elevator, a tank farm, the port facilities, the Monsanto building, the Seatrain loading crane, a smokestack, some refinery facilities and some residential housing can be seen. The print has a handwritten caption at the top: "Texas City Disaster photograph."
Contributing Partner: Moore Memorial Public Library
[Aerial view of the port area during the 1947 Texas City Disaster]

[Aerial view of the port area during the 1947 Texas City Disaster]

Date: April 16, 1947
Creator: unknown
Description: An aerial view of refinery facilities near the port during the Texas City Disaster. Heavy black smoke coming from a source out of view on the right obscures much of the top two-thirds of the picture. A smaller plume of white smoke can be seen on the left. Storage tanks can be seen through a small hole in the smoke near the top middle of the photograph. The lower part of the image shows destroyed areas of the docks.
Contributing Partner: Moore Memorial Public Library
[Aerial view of the port facilities and grain elevator before the 1947 Texas City Disaster]

[Aerial view of the port facilities and grain elevator before the 1947 Texas City Disaster]

Date: April 15, 1947
Creator: unknown
Description: An aerial view of the Texas City port before the 1947 Disaster. A large cargo ship is in one of the slips. The grain elevator with the conveyor system, the Seatrain loading crane, warehouses, and docks and piers are identifiable. In the background, part of the residential area of the city is visible.
Contributing Partner: Moore Memorial Public Library
[Aerial view of the port facilities and the grain elevator after the 1947 Texas City Disaster]

[Aerial view of the port facilities and the grain elevator 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. A large cargo ship is moored at one of the slips. Three other smaller ships are on the water. Clearly visible are the grain elevator, the smoke stack, the Seatrain loading crane, the Longhorn II aground, damaged storage tanks and the destroyed warehouses and docks. One wall remains from the power house near the grain elevator, and the heavy damage to the Texas City Terminal building can be seen. The badly damaged hull of the Wilson B. Keene can be seen near the Texas City Terminal building. In the bottom right corner is a badly crushed storage tank.
Contributing Partner: Moore Memorial Public Library