The ruins of tanks containing millions of litres of molasses in Boston's North End neighbourhood. Photo: AP

Great Molasses Flood: US marks 100 years since deadly wave of treacle trashed part of Boston

  • January 15, 1919 was the day the treacle didn’t trickle, as a tsunami of molasses swept through the city, killing 21, injuring dozens and destroying a district
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The ruins of tanks containing millions of litres of molasses in Boston's North End neighbourhood. Photo: AP
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