Castle Rock, CO Tornado, May 1961

COLORADO TOWN HIT BY TORNADO.

Castle Rock, Colo., May 20 -- (AP) -- A tornado ripped down from the Rocky Mountain foothills between Denver and Castle Rock today, demolishing several buildings and causing injury to an undetermined number of motorists.
The twister touched down in at least three separate places.
Undersheriff B. B. Starks said the funnel picked up a car driving on U.S. Highway 87 and hurled it into a pickup truck. Several persons suffered minor injuries, Starks said.

Oakland Tribune California 1961-05-21