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.