A report on the Texas City Disaster which includes summary, photos and recommendations by the Fire Prevention and Engineering Bureau of Texas and the National Board of Underwriters.
3 min 29 sec segment regarding the deadliest industrial accident in US history. Video with interviews and shows rare footage of the explosion.
NFPA report on the Texas City Disaster in 1942. PDF file is 32 pages.
An article regarding the Texas City Disaster. On 16 April 1947, an explosion of SS Grandcamp containing 2,300 tons of ammonium nitrate resulted on a chain of explosions and fire resulting to at least 581 people. Also includes a downloadable PDF file.