The Blasting of Blossom Rock

Published April 22, 2021 1,027 Views $0.87 earned

Rumble On April 23, 1870 engineers set off "the largest submarine explosion on record." The great submarine explosion was a stunning engineering feat, but also symbolic of a city that had grown in just a few decades from a remote backwater to become “The Paris of the West,”

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