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NOAA's National Weather Service (NWS) Collection
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Remains of a large military aircraft after passage of tornado Tornado of March 25, 1948 at Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma The coming of this storm resulted in the first broadcast tornado warning
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Airplanes spun about and left in random directions by tornado Tornado of March 25, 1948 at Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma coming of this storm resulted in the first broadcast tornado warning
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The awesome power of a tornado demonstrated A 33rpm plastic record blown into a telephone pole
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Tornado damage at Omaha. 154 killed and over 3000 left homeless As seen in: "Our National Calamity of Fire, Flood, and Tornado" by Logan Marshall, 1913. L. T. Myers publisher.
Omaha, Nebraska 1913 March 23
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Tornado damage at Omaha. 154 killed and over 3000 left homeless As seen in: "Our National Calamity of Fire, Flood, and Tornado" by Logan Marshall, 1913. L. T. Myers publisher.
Omaha, Nebraska 1913 March 23
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Tornado damage at Terre Haute. As seen in: "Our National Calamity of Fire, Flood, and Tornado" by Logan Marshall, 1913. L. T. Myers publisher.
Terre Haute, Indiana 1913 March 23
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Tornado damage at Terre Haute. As seen in: "Our National Calamity of Fire, Flood, and Tornado" by Logan Marshall, 1913. L. T. Myers publisher.
Terre Haute, Indiana 1913 March 23
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A tornado victim at Omaha found in a tree. It is possible that this was a posed shot as the victim is relatively clean and there are no apparent tears in his clothes. As seen in: "Our National Calamity of Fire, Flood, and Tornado" by Logan Marshall, 1913. L. T. Myers publisher.
Omaha, Nebraska 1913 March 23
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Tornado destruction in Omaha. Searching for victims in the vicinity of Idlewild Hall. As seen in: "Our National Calamity of Fire, Flood, and Tornado" by Logan Marshall, 1913. L. T. Myers publisher.
Omaha, Nebraska 1913 March 23
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Bizarre hailstones that were oblong disks approximately 1/3 as thick as long. Accompanied a severe storm. Monthly Weather Review, November, 1962, p. 477.
St. Paul, Minnesota 1962 June 23
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Ruins of the Longfellow School where 17 children were killed. The storm hit the school at about 2:30 p.m. A casualty of the Tri-State Tornado, the longest- lived and longest path of any recorded tornado. It travelled 300 miles from SE Missouri to Indiana and killed over 600. In: Journal of the Western Society of Engineers, Vol. 30, No. 9. September, 1925.
Murphysboro, Illinois 1925 March 18
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Ruins of the Longfellow School where 17 children were killed. The storm hit the school at about 2:30 p.m. A casualty of the Tri-State Tornado, the longest- lived and longest path of any recorded tornado. It travelled 300 miles from SE Missouri to Indiana and killed over 600. In: Effects of Tornadoes on Factory Buildings, Associated Factory Mutual Fire Insurance Companies, 1925.
Murphysboro, Illinois 1925 March 18
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Ruins of the Baptist Church at Murphysboro, Illinois. A funeral was in progress when the tornado hit around 2:30 p.m. A casualty of the Tri-State Tornado , the longest-lived and longest path of any recorded tornado. It traveled over 300 miles from SE Missouri to Indiana and killed over 600. In: Journal of the Western Society of Engineers, Vol. 30, No. 9. September, 1925.
Murphysboro, Illinois 1925 March 18
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Map showing weather situation and storm track of Tri-State Tornado. Black line is tornado track. The Tri-State Tornado was the longest-lived and had the longest path of any recorded tornado. It traveled over 300 miles from SE Missouri to Indiana and killed over 600. In: "Monthly Weather Review," April 1925, p. 141.
Missouri, Illinois, Indiana 1925 March 18
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Ruins of the De Soto, Illinois, public school where 33 children were killed. The storm hit the school at about 2:45 p.m. A casualty of the Tri-State Tornado , the longest-lived and longest path of any recorded tornado. It traveled over 300 miles from SE Missouri to Indiana and killed over 600. In: Journal of the Western Society of Engineers, Vol. 30, No. 9. September, 1925.
Illinois, De Soto 1925 March 18
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Engineering committee examining a 1X5 inch board which was driven through a 2X6 plank. Somewhere along the path of the Tri-State Tornado, the longest-lived and longest path of any recorded tornado. It traveled over 300 miles from SE Missouri to Indiana and killed over 600. In: Journal of the Western Society of Engineers, Vol. 30, No. 9. September, 1925.
Southern Illinois 1925 March 18
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One of many tornadoes in the vicinity of Gothenburg, Nebraska. In: "Monthly Weather Review," June 1931, p. 228.
Near Gothenburg, Nebraska 1930 June 24
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The crack passenger train, "Empire Builder," bound from Seattle to Chicago, was struck by a tornado. The train was traveling nearly 60 miles an hour when struck. Only the 136-ton locomotive remained on the track.
Minnesota, East of Moorhead 1931 May 27
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The crack passenger train, "Empire Builder," bound from Seattle to Chicago, was struck by a tornado. The train was traveling nearly 60 miles an hour when struck. Only the 136-ton locomotive remained on the track.
Minnesota, East of Moorhead 1931 May 27
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The tornado at Ellis, Kansas, from the collection of S.D. Flora . In: 'Monthly Weather Review," July 1919, p. 447.
Kansas, Ellis 1915 June
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Tornado at Mullinville, Kansas, from the collection of S. D. Flora. In: 'Monthly Weather Review," July 1919, p. 447.
Mullinville, Kansas 1915 June 11
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Photo #1. Tornado at Lebanon, Kansas, from the collection of S. D. Flora. In: 'Monthly Weather Review," July 1919, p. 448.
Lebanon, Kansas 1913 October 09
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Photo #2. Tornado at Lebanon, Kansas, from the collection of S. D. Flora. In: 'Monthly Weather Review," July 1919, p. 448.
Lebanon, Kansas 1913 October 09
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Tornado destruction along the Red River. The tornado that caused this destruction destroyed 228 homes and killed 57. In: 'Monthly Weather Review," June 1919, p. 392.
Minnesota, Fergus Falls 1919 June 22
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The tornado at Norton, Kansas, from the collection of S.D. Flora . In: 'Monthly Weather Review," July 1919, p. 448.
Norton, Kansas 1909 June 24
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The tornado at Solomon, Kansas, from the collection of S.D. Flora . In: 'Monthly Weather Review," July 1919, p. 448.
Solomon, Kansas 1919 Circa or earlier
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A funnel cloud at Minneapolis, Kansas from the collection of S.D. Flora. In: 'Monthly Weather Review," July 1919, p. 448.
Minneapolis, Kansas 1900
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The tornado at Elmwood. Note the rope-like appearance of the upper portion of the tornado and then the abrupt change to a vertical funnel in the two bottom photos. In: "Monthly Weather Review," April 1919, p. 235.
Nebraska, Elmwood 1919 April 06
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Uprooted trees caused not by a tornado but by a freak northeast gale bringing a great dust storm to Washington and Oregon. In: "Monthly Weather Review," May 1931, p. 198.
Western Oregon 1931 April 24
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Photo #2. Tornado at Lebanon, Kansas, from the collection of S. D. Flora. In: 'Monthly Weather Review," July 1919, p. 449.
Lebanon, Kansas 1913 October 13
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Tornado as seen from downtown Dallas. In: "Weather Bureau Topics," April 1960, p. 65.
Texas, Dallas 1957 April 2
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Cover page. In: "Photographic Views of the Great Cyclone at St. Louis, May 27, 1896." Library Call Number M15.1 P575.
St. Louis, Missouri 1896 May 27
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Jefferson and Allen Avenues. In: "Photographic Views of the Great Cyclone at St. Louis, May 27, 1896." Library Call Number M15.1 P575.
St. Louis, Missouri 1896 May 27
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Union Depot Railroad Company's Powerhouse. In: "Photographic Views of the Great Cyclone at St. Louis, May 27, 1896." Library Call Number M15.1 P575.
St. Louis, Missouri 1896 May 27
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Cotton Compress Warehouse, Main and Rutger. In: "Photographic Views of the Great Cyclone at St. Louis, May 27, 1896." Library Call Number M15.1 P575.
St. Louis, Missouri 1896 May 27
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Sixteenth Street and Lafayette Avenue. In: "Photographic Views of the Great Cyclone at St. Louis, May 27, 1896." Library Call Number M15.1 P575.
St. Louis, Missouri 1896 May 27
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Scene at Soulard and Seventh Streets. In: "Photographic Views of the Great Cyclone at St. Louis, May 27, 1896." Library Call Number M15.1 P575.
St. Louis, Missouri 1896 May 27
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At Seventh and Rutger. In: "Photographic Views of the Great Cyclone at St. Louis, May 27, 1896." Library Call Number M15.1 P575.
St. Louis, Missouri 1896 May 27
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Eighth Street, near Rutger. In: "Photographic Views of the Great Cyclone at St. Louis, May 27, 1896." Library Call Number M15.1 P575.
St. Louis, Missouri 1896 May 27
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Wrecked by the Gas-Works. In: "Photographic Views of the Great Cyclone at St. Louis, May 27, 1896." Library Call Number M15.1 P575.
St. Louis, Missouri 1896 May 27
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Scene on Rutger Street, Looking East from Seventh. In: "Photographic Views of the Great Cyclone at St. Louis, May 27, 1896." Library Call Number M15.1 P575.
St. Louis, Missouri 1896 May 27
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People's Railroad Cable Power-House, at Eighteenth Street and Park Avenue. In: "Photographic Views of the Great Cyclone at St. Louis, May 27, 1896." Library Call Number M15.1 P575.
St. Louis, Missouri 1896 May 27
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Engine House No. 7. In: "Photographic Views of the Great Cyclone at St. Louis, May 27, 1896." Library Call Number M15.1 P575.
St. Louis, Missouri 1896 May 27
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Boiler Room of the Superior Laundry. In: "Photographic Views of the Great Cyclone at St. Louis, May 27, 1896." Library Call Number M15.1 P575.
St. Louis, Missouri 1896 May 27
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California and Ann Avenues. In: "Photographic Views of the Great Cyclone at St. Louis, May 27, 1896." Library Call Number M15.1 P575.
St. Louis, Missouri 1896 May 27
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Livery Stable at Jefferson and Allen Avenues. In: "Photographic Views of the Great Cyclone at St. Louis, May 27, 1896." Library Call Number M15.1 P575.
St. Louis, Missouri 1896 May 27
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Bohemian Gymnasium. In: "Photographic Views of the Great Cyclone at St. Louis, May 27, 1896." Library Call Number M15.1 P575.
St. Louis, Missouri 1896 May 27
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Anchor Hall, Jefferson and Park Avenues. In: "Photographic Views of the Great Cyclone at St. Louis, May 27, 1896." Library Call Number M15.1 P575.
St. Louis, Missouri 1896 May 27
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Eighteenth and Park Avenue. In: "Photographic Views of the Great Cyclone at St. Louis, May 27, 1896." Library Call Number M15.1 P575.
St. Louis, Missouri 1896 May 27
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Allen Avenue near Jefferson Avenue. In: "Photographic Views of the Great Cyclone at St. Louis, May 27, 1896." Library Call Number M15.1 P575.
St. Louis, Missouri 1896 May 27

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