Much of Boston’s North End lies in ruin following the Great Molasses Flood of January 15, 1919. (42/77) List item Submitted to "Bizarre Photos from the Past That Show How Weird our History was" Approved 1.8k Views A molasses storage tank broke apart, releasing as much as 2.3 million gallons into the streets at 35 miles per hour, ultimately killing 21 and injuring 150. Item navigation Previous submission Next submission View full list Written by Jacob Aberto Sincere, friendly, curious, ambitious, enthusiast. I'm a content crafter and social media expert. I love Classic Movies because their dialogue, scenery and stories are awesome. Leave a Reply Cancel replyYou must be logged in to post a comment.