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Firemen work close to the blazing inferno with a large watergun; keeping streams of cooling water on three tank cars of acetone on a railway siding next to Ashland Oil Canada plant. York Mayor Philip White; shaken by the fire and explosions; says they must never happen again. He will ask the company to move away. Open in full size

Firemen work close to the blazing inferno with a large watergun; keeping streams of cooling water on three tank cars of acetone on a railway siding next to Ashland Oil Canada plant. York Mayor Philip White; shaken by the fire and explosions; says they must never happen again. He will ask the company to move away.

Picture, 1973, English

Firemen work close to the blazing inferno with a large watergun; keeping streams of cooling water on three tank cars of acetone on a railway siding next to Ashland Oil Canada plant. York Mayor Philip White; shaken by the fire and explosions; says they must never happen again. He will ask the company to move away.

Picture, 1973, English

Rights and Licenses

Toronto Star License

Provenance

From the Toronto Star Archives

File Location:

Accidents - Fires - Toronto - Ashland Oil Company; May 14; 1973

Branch

Toronto Reference Library

Location

Baldwin Collection

Branch

Toronto Reference Library

Location

Toronto Star Photo Archive

Call Number / Accession Number

tspa_0000578f