Bill Strode, Louisville, Kentucky, March 1972

U.S. National Archives

U.S. National Archives
United States

“A worried mother and her child leave Louisville by bus when the city was evacuated. Evacuation centers were set up when a barge carrying liquid chlorine broke loose from its tug and threatened to spill its poisonous contents. The barge carried enough liquid chlorine to devastate much of the city of Louisville.”



  • Title: Bill Strode, Louisville, Kentucky, March 1972
  • Subject Keywords: documentary photography, environment, EPA
  • External Link: National Archives Catalog

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