Much of Boston’s North End lies in ruin following the Great Molasses Flood of January 15, 1919. (42/77)

Much of Boston's North End lies in ruin following the Great Molasses Flood of January 15, 1919.

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.

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