From back of photograph: Barge 100 feet long that was in no.1 slip. This barge lifted out of water and landed 100 feet inland. Damaged part of barge in picture is fire truck thrown there by second explosion. No. 1 slip is behind (sic) barge.
This image is in the public domain and may be used without requesting permission, but should be cited as "From the Texas City, 1947 Disaster Photographs. Courtesy of Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries."