Milwaukee, WI storm, Jan 1876

Special Telegram to the Inter-Ocean.

MILWAUKEE, Wis., Jan. 2. - The storm of last night caused considerable damage. Lumber piles in Menomonee Valley were blown down, and it is estimated that the damage in that section will be about $2,000. An unfinished building on the corner of loyd and Fourteenth streets was swept off its foundation and wrecked. Gurnee's wheelbarrow works on Sycamore street were damaged to the extent of $11,000, by the fall of a brick stack. The roof of part of Dutcher, Vose & Adams' stoveworks on Erie street caved in and injured the watchman. The roofing and slating of elevators "B" and "T" were blown off in large sections. Vessels were unmoored, and other damage was done to an aggregate of from $5,000 to $8,000.

The Inter-Ocean, Chicago, IL, 3 Jan 1876