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Explosion in Magnolia on December 25, 1950

The Chatterbox after the explosion. (The explosion was caused by a gas leak in the resturant)

A front view of the Chatterbox.

A side view of the Chatterbox (The businesses from Left to Right: A service station, The Chatterbox, and Flowers by Mary Ruth)

The service station next to the Chatterbox (The impact of the blast nearly destroyed the service station)