Historical Art PhotoNews Posters Circa 1946 - 1952
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Explosion Smashes Tenement; 32 Dead; Many Missing
Piano Bumps Gas Pipe - Blast Wrecks House
Views of the sorrowful results when a fire, started by small boys in an unused icehouse in New York City, caused an explosion which blew out a heavy brick wall which crashed down on a tenement house next to the icehouse. Reports gave 32 dead, 25 injured and 14 "missing".
When moving men accidentally bumped a piano against the gas pipe in the basement of a Jamaica, N.Y. home, a freak explosion leveled the 2-family house, tore the wall from the house next door and killed one of the movers. Picture shows shattered remains of blasted house and its ruined neighbor.
Photo shows the damage done to a large section ofthe Holland Tunnel, which links New York and New Jersey, when a chemical-laden truck caught fire and exploded. 20 other trucks and cars were burned by the blast, and 70 persons were hospitalized for gas poisoning.
View of one of the main buildings of the huge Dow Chemical Company's plant at Midland, Mich., following an explosion of mysterious origin which killed eight workers and seriously injured 26 others.
Munitions Blast Rocks South Amboy, N.J.
1. No trace is left of 4 barges loaded with ammunition for abroad which exploded mysteriously at a South Amboy dock. 2. Blast wrecked the American Agricultural Chemical Co. 3. Former Governor Harold Hoffman's home was among the 10,000 damaged by the blast. 4. National Guard troops were called out to prevent looting.
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