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NOAA Photo Library Image - wea00206

One of the oldest known photographs of a tornado. It is probable this image has been "doctored" from the original. At this time, the oldest known photograph of a tornado was taken on April 26, 1884 at Garnett, Kansas. See: Weatherwise for March-April 2010 for discussion.

Image ID: wea00206, NOAA's National Weather Service (NWS) Collection
Location: South Dakota, 22 miles southwest of Howard
Photo Date: 1884 August 28


Category: Monsters/Tornadoes/

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