Ben Cantrick (mackys) wrote,
Ben Cantrick
mackys

DEATH BY MOLASSES!!


In 1919 a molasses tank in Boston exploded with great force and flooded the streets with an eight-foot wave of molasses. It killed 21 people, crumpled the steel support of an elevated train, and knocked over a fire station.


http://www.mv.com/ipusers/arcade/molasses.htm

(Link courtesy of dagbrown.)
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