100 years ago today: the Halifax Explosion killed nearly 2,000 people, injured some 9,000 more, and destroyed parts of Halifax and Dartmouth.
Images (some via Wikimedia Commons):
Library and Archives Canada, PA-166585
W.G. MacLaughlan NSARM accession no. 1988-34 no. 14 / negative: N-137
Women walking from Africville towards Halifax, on Campbell Road near Hanover Street, City of Toronto Archives (2451)
Imo beached, Halifax Harbour after Explosion, 1917, W.R. MacAskill Nova Scotia Archives accession no. 1987-453 no. 3073