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North Woolwich Road after the explosion.
|North Woolwich Road.|
|© National Maritime Museum, London|
|Repro ID: H2542|
|Description: An aerial view of North Woolwich Road after the Silvertown explosion. The huge blast flattened domestic and business premises. The explosion was so great that red-hot lumps of metal rained down on the surrounding area and started fires for miles around.|
|Date: January 1917|
|Credit line: Newham Archives and Local Studies Library collection.|