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Back view of firemen's dwellings on Fort Street after the Silvertown explosion.Back view of firemen's dwellings on Fort Street after the Silvertown explosion.
Fort Street after the explosion.

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Repro ID: H2526
Title: Back view of firemen's dwellings on Fort Street after the Silvertown explosion.
Description: The firemen's homes on Fort Street that were partially destroyed in the Silvertown Explosion of January 1917. More than 900 homes in the surrounding area were destroyed or badly damaged by the blast.
Creator: Unknown
Date: January 1917
Credit line: Newham Archives and Local Studies Library Collection.


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