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Second tank explodes during oil tank fire, Jamestown, N.D.
Second tank explodes during oil tank fire, Jamestown, N.D.
TitleSecond tank explodes during oil tank fire, Jamestown, N.D.
Date of Original1924-08-23
DescriptionDark smoke and flames rising from oil tank fire. Houses and a building with sign stating "Jamestown Warehouse Company".
Ordering InformationConsult: http://library.ndsu.edu/ndsuarchives/duplication-services
General SubjectBusiness & Industry
Subject (LCTGM)Explosions
Fires
Smoke
Petroleum industry
Warehouses
Disasters
LocationJamestown (N.D.)
Stutsman County (N.D.)
North Dakota
United States
Decade1920-1929
Item Number2000.263.299
Format of OriginalPhotographic postcards
Gelatin silver prints
Dimensions of Original9 x 14 cm.
Transcription"Second tank explodes. Fire 8-23-24" - Printed on front of postcard.
NotesTitle supplied by staff.
Photographer unknown.
Biography/HistoryThe August 23, 1924 explosion at Sinclair Oil company was caused by a motor spark. It injured 3 people and damaged not only the business, but five nearby houses.
Repository InstitutionNorth Dakota State University Libraries, Institute for Regional Studies
Repository CollectionRonald Olin North Dakota Postcard Collection 2000
Collection Finding AidConsult: http://hdl.handle.net/10365/1115
Credit LineInstitute for Regional Studies, NDSU, Fargo (2000.263.299)
Languageeng
Digital IDrs003591
Original SourcePostcard
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