Worst Industrial Disasters In History
Thursday, Jan 16, 2014, 7:59 pm
By: Tony Williams
#12 Texas City Disaster
This disaster happened in 1947 and the explosion led to over 550 people being killed and over 3000 people being injured. The explosion took place on a ship that was carrying fertilizer and shards of metal were thrown over huge distances and structural damage in nearby buildings contributed to the number of casualties.