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Texas City Explosion and Fire

Description: Photo of damage on ground with fire and smoke visible in the background. Animal grazes in foreground.
Date: April 17, 1947
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Texas City Explosion and Fire

Description: Photo taken near McGar Motor Company. Thick black smoke is rising in the background.
Date: April 17, 1947
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Texas City Explosion and Fire

Description: Photograph of men standing near McGar Motor Company watching the fire from a distance.
Date: April 17, 1947
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Texas City Explosion and Fire

Description: Photograph of houses destroyed by the explosions. Black smoke and fire are visible in the background.
Date: April 17, 1947
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Texas City Explosion and Fire

Description: Photograph of The American Legion Hall, Texas City Post #89. Building shows roof damage from the explosions. Smoke is rising in the background. Note the double exposure towards the bottom of the image.
Date: April 17, 1947
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library