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'Yesterday's Texas' -- 1956 Panhandle blast killed 19

There are 1 comment on the Houston Chronicle story from Jul 29, 2010, titled 'Yesterday's Texas' -- 1956 Panhandle blast killed 19. In it, Houston Chronicle reports that:

Hello fellow Texans and friends of Texas. Today is Tuesday, July 20, 2010. On July 29, 1956, the Sunday morning silence of Dumas, Sunray and most of the northern Panhandle was broken with an explosion and fire that killed 19.

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Becky

Crosby, ND

#1 Aug 1, 2010
My randfathr was involved in this blast and was burned over alot of his body but never spoke of anything other then the horoic efforts of emergancy crews and omplete strangers who put people in their vehicles and transported to Dumas Tx to the hospita he said he went to the hospital in the bed of a pick up with 4 others at the plant.I heard many many stories groing up about this.Thank you for reminding people of the suffering they indured.

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