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1916-07-30

LIFE Photo Collection

LIFE Photo Collection

Wrecked warehouses and scattered debris attest to power of an explosion caused (possibly with help from German sabotage) by a railroad cars loaded w. dynamite and ammunition destined for shipment to Allied forces fighting World War I.

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  • Date: 1916-07-30
  • Location: Black Tom Island, NJ, US
  • Physical Dimensions: B/W PRINT
  • Subject Keywords: Explosions, Yards, New Jersey, Railroads, Us, Us At World War I, 1910s
  • Publisher: TimeLife
  • Usage: For personal non-commercial use only
  • Provider: LIFE
  • Original ID: TimeLife_image_504871
  • Credits: LIFE

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