Pomeroy, IA Tornado, Jun 1893

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On July 6, 1893, Pomeroy was struck by a tornado that measured F5 on the Fujita scale. With a damage path 500 yards wide and 55 miles long, the tornado destroyed about 80% of the homes in Pomeroy. The tornado killed 71 people and injured 200. - wikipedia.org

Pomeroy Tornado photos submitted by Stu Beitler.

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