Fires burning after explosion of Standard Oil Company tanks in Bayonne, New Jersey, United States.
Bayonne New Jersey USA Date:1900, July 5 Duration:1 min 39 sec Sound:NO SOUND
Burning of Standard Oil Company tanks at Bayonne in New Jersey. Fire triggered by a lightning strike during a thunder storm, which caused Naphtha tank No. 7 of Standard Oil Company's plant to explode. People on street in Bayonne, with sky darkened by the heavy smoke rising high above the town. People evacuate area threatened by the fire. Horse-drawn wagons carrying goods, follow wheel tracks in the street. Several men with bicycles. Two men pull a wagon loaded with bedding and furniture.
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