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NOAA Photo Library Image - wea00236

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.

Image ID: wea00236, NOAA's National Weather Service (NWS) Collection
Location: Murphysboro, Illinois
Photo Date: 1925 March 18


Category: Monsters/Tornadoes/

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