The Molasses Disaster of January 15, 1919

A couple of weeks ago was the anniversary of The Molasses Disaster of January 15, 1919. It’s one of those historical events that is so bizarre as to be almost unbelievable. But it happened.

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oliver b on February 4, 2004 - 20:40

Amazing. The journalist did a good job with the recounting too. It was so much like being there I wasn’t even tempted to laugh at the superficial absurdity of it.

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Daniel Von Fange on February 5, 2004 - 03:39

Ouch!

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Graphite on May 7, 2004 - 21:00

Granite is cool

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