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Albert Lea, MN Tornado Damage, July 1916

TORNADO SWEEPS ALBERT LEA; ONE IS KILLED.

DAMAGE TO WHEAT CROP IS GREAT ACCORDING TO MEAGRE REPORTS.

Albert Lea, Minn., July 22 -- A tornado swept Albert Lea and the surrounding territory early tonight, wrecking buildings here and seriously damaging the wheat crop, already damaged by black rust.
So far as known no one was killed. Reports from surrounding towns are meagre but say damage was great. Among the buildings destroyed was Trinity church.

Wisconsin State Journal Madison 1916-07-23



article | by Dr. Radut