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Images of the Shinnston Tornado


Shinnston house badly damaged by tornado

Shinnston house badly damaged by tornado.
Elizabeth Windsor Collection (2185 02)

House destroyed by tornado

House destroyed by tornado.
Elizabeth Windsor Collection (2185 03)

House, garage and stable destroyed by tornado

House, garage and stable destroyed by tornado.
Elizabeth Windsor Collection (2185 04)

Badly damaged stable with horse

Badly damaged stable with horse.
Elizabeth Windsor Collection (2185 05)

Home destroyed by tornado

Home destroyed by tornado.
Elizabeth Windsor Collection (2185 07)

Debris left by the tornado

Debris left by the tornado.
Elizabeth Windsor Collection (2185 11)

People gathering in a devastated neighborhood

People gathering in a devastated neighborhood.
Elizabeth Windsor Collection (2185 11)

Part of Hope Gas Works damaged by tornado

Part of Hope Gas Works damaged by tornado.
Photo by Milton Furner, Milton Furner Collection (2646 08)

Homes de-roofed by tornado

Homes de-roofed by tornado.
Photo by Milton Furner, Milton Furner Collection (2646 09)

Wide swath of tornado debris

Wide swath of tornado debris.
Photo by Milton Furner, Milton Furner Collection (2646 10)

Debris, wrecked car and damaged homes

Debris, wrecked car and damaged homes.
Photo by Milton Furner, Milton Furner Collection (2646 12)

Debris at Shinnston

Debris at Shinnston.
Photo by Milton Furner, Milton Furner Collection (2646 13)

Building damaged by tornado

Building damaged by tornado.
Photo by Milton Furner, Milton Furner Collection (2646 14)

National Guard members view aftermath of Shinnston tornado

National Guard members view aftermath of Shinnston tornado.
Photo by Milton Furner, Milton Furner Collection (2646 15)

Cow killed during Shinnston tornado

Cow killed during Shinnston tornado.
Elizabeth Windsor Collection (2185 12)

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