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Dressed For The Sheron Ganey, 3, as she views a tree limb that fell on her family's car. She is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Ganey, 220 N. 6th St.

Collapsed Greenhouse...owned by Clarence L. Hardiman sprawls in a heap of framing and glass after it toppled under the weight of snow Thursday on North Fifteenth Street.

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photographs showing tornado and storm damage, Sept. 28, 1923

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12 photographs showing damage from the March 1913 tornado. Also includes 2 photographs of Lake Manawa.

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Photograph showing damage in Omaha after the 1913 tornado.

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Reproduction of a photograph of tornado damage on Tostevin Avenue, Sept. 28, 1923.

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Four photographs showing damage after a tornado.

Two-Story House...fell into its own basement after it was undermined by heavy rains. The house was moved to a new foundation at Fifteenth Street and Avenue H within the past week.

High Winds,,,Sunday night uprooted this large Cottonwood tree, causing it to fall on the home of Mr. and Mrs. David Carter, 1411 Second Ave. All that remained of the front porch Monday was the screen door and frame. Carter had hooked the screen…

photo of damage to house of Mr. and Mrs. David Carter of 1411 Second Ave. after a Cottonwood tree is uprooted. Officer stands in driveway. (Photo not used in the newspaper story of 7-10-1970. Photographer is likely Jack Kennedy.)

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Photographs of the damage from the 1988 tornado in Council Bluffs, Iowa.

Blizzard of 1975

Council Bluffs Changing Scene--Just 26 years ago this month Pearl Street, along the east side of Bayliss Park, looked like this following a storm that brought wind, hail, and rain. Broken branches littered the street, while hail whitened the ground.…

Council Bluffs Changing Scene: After a "good" storm in 1925, Indian Creek looked like this in the vicinity of Ninth Street. Debris and logs were piled high. This photo by Kenneth I. Wolfe, 1030 N. Broadway, looks northeast from Ninth Street and…

Council Bluffs Changing Scene: After a cloudburst in the 1920s this was the view near the intersection of Harrison and Hall Streets. Paving bricks were washed down the hill and the subgrade melted as shown in the photo taken from the south by Lou…

Council Bluffs Changing Scene: This is Scott Street after a hail storm in August, 1924. The picture taken from the southwest shows the Indian Creek bridge and Quaker Baking building--with the fire station tower at upper right. An ancient roadster…
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