Pleasant Valley, IA Tornado, Jun 1907

TORNADO IN PLEASANT VALLEY.

Several Buildings in Path of Storm Demolished and Four Injured.

Damage of $25,000 was caused, a dozen families were rendered homeless, and several persons were injured in a tornado which passed through Pleasant Valley late Sunday afternoon. Those injured in a tornado are: Mr. and Mrs. William Harvey and two children. No loss of life is reported. The storm took its way toward the east, wiping out all in its path. The house of Elmer Baker was completely demolished and the place of William Harvey destroyed. Harvey's barn also was wrecked. The family went into the storm cellar and escaped with only minor injuries. The new home of Marion Howsar and that of his brother Ira were torn and twisted from their foundations and blown on their sides.

The Nashua Reporter, Nashua, IA 10 Jun 1907

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Tornado in Iowa.

Des Moines, Ia., June 10. - A dozen families are homeless, several persons are injured and property is damaged to the extent of $25,000 as a result of a tornado through Pleasant Valley late Sunday afternoon. Those injured are: Mr. and Mrs. William Harvey and their two children. No loss of life is reported.

Iowa City Daily Press, Iowa City, IA 10 Jun 1907