Wyly Wade

Tag: January 15 1919

PA highway closed for syrup

This reminds me of the story of The Great Molasses Flood in Boston. On January 15, 1919, in the North End neighborhood of Boston, Massachusetts in the United States. A large molasses storage tank burst, and a wave of molasses rushed through the streets at an estimated 35 mph (56 km/h), killing 21 and injuring…

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