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NOAA Photo Library Image - wea02416

All that remains of a beachfront home at Third Beach. The New England Hurricane of 1938 traveled 600 miles in 12 hours, surprising southern New England and causing widespread destruction. In: The New England Hurricane, Federal Writers' Project of WPA, 1938.

Image ID: wea02416, NOAA's National Weather Service (NWS) Collection
Location: Near Newport, Rhode Island
Photo Date: 1938 September 22
Photographer: Archival Photography by Steve Nicklas, NOS, NGS


Category: Monsters/Hurricanes/Damage/

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