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Britton, OK Tornado, May 1896

A SMALL CYCLONE

FORMED NEAR BRITTON

Formed Near Britton

Guthrie, Ok., May 12.---A cyclone formed near the town of Britton, twenty miles south of here, at 4 o'clock this afternoon and passed in a northeast direction. The path was not over fifty feet wide, but much damaged was done, the ground being torn up, telegraph poles and trees twisted off and several buildings wrecked, but nobody was killed as far as can be learned.

Dallas Morning News, Dallas, TX 13 May 1896



article | by Dr. Radut