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Marshal79344

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Good lord, there are hundreds of photos from this thing. Pages 1-3 of this thread have some, this blog is a great starting point: https://stormstalker.wordpress.com/2013/06/10/tri-state-tornado/
Yeah, that is probably the most thorough of a summary of the Tri-State-Tornado I've ever seen. I've noticed that the Jackson County Historical Society seems to have a lot of high-definition photos of that thing which is what I'm mainly after, but here's some photos I've found from personal research without stormstalker:
Annapolis
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Griffin:
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Marshal79344

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A lot of newspapers had the same famous photo of damage in West Frankfort in altered versions but here's the most HD one I could find
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More West Frankfort
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Planks from obliterated homes lay across the ground outside of West Frankfort
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That's all that I managed to find from hours shifting through online archives of newspapers. Poor people in the path had no chance. One reason that made this tornado incredibly deadly was not only its incredible power, but the fact that it was partially obscured with low LCL heights, as shown by witnesses in Annapolis describing it as a "thick black fog cloud" with a tremendous roar, and not recognizable as an actual funnel at some points. Also, the tornado severed all telegraph communications to cities in the path so residents had no kind of warning of what was approaching until it was right there. The tornado happened to be on a trajectory where multiple large cities were in its path also, a worst-case-scenario
 

Robinson lee

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这是Barrie完全拉平的工厂之一。在工业园区中每20个中就有16个以类似的方式被留下:

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另一张从地面上看到的工业场后果的照片:

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Yes, I believe that if MBS in EF system is used to evaluate the damage of this factory, dod7-8 can be obtained
 

Austin Dawg

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That's all that I managed to find from hours shifting through online archives of newspapers. Poor people in the path had no chance. One reason that made this tornado incredibly deadly was not only its incredible power, but the fact that it was partially obscured with low LCL heights, as shown by witnesses in Annapolis describing it as a "thick black fog cloud" with a tremendous roar, and not recognizable as an actual funnel at some points. Also, the tornado severed all telegraph communications to cities in the path so residents had no kind of warning of what was approaching until it was right there. The tornado happened to be on a trajectory where multiple large cities were in its path also, a worst-case-scenario

I read that before. They said a lot of people killed were farmers which is not typical because they are so in tune with the weather but evidently did not recognize it was a tornado. That storm always fascinated me and I always wanted to make a documentary about it with historical information, along with modern data and opinions from meteorologists. Now that I am retired after over 20 years in video and film I would really enjoy producing it if I could secure the photos, data, reference materials, access to people in the field, funding, help to sort things, etc.
 

Marshal79344

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Today' s the 15th anniversary of the Stoughton WI F3 occurred on 8/18/2005.Another potential violent tornado, narrow but andover-like violent motion was evident as it went into downtown Stoughton.Numerous FR12 got completely destroyed or leveled though a close inspection shows the missing of some anchors in some houses.Ground scouring can be clearly seen outside town.Would like to go a 165—170mph rating
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A lot of newspapers had the same famous photo of damage in West Frankfort in altered versions but here's the most HD one I could find
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Planks from obliterated homes lay across the ground outside of West Frankfort
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That's all that I managed to find from hours shifting through online archives of newspapers. Poor people in the path had no chance. One reason that made this tornado incredibly deadly was not only its incredible power, but the fact that it was partially obscured with low LCL heights, as shown by witnesses in Annapolis describing it as a "thick black fog cloud" with a tremendous roar, and not recognizable as an actual funnel at some points. Also, the tornado severed all telegraph communications to cities in the path so residents had no kind of warning of what was approaching until it was right there. The tornado happened to be on a trajectory where multiple large cities were in its path also, a worst-case-scenario

So, here's a useful resource for Tri-State photos that sadly is only accessible via the Wayback Machine now:

1. https://web.archive.org/web/20160913180314/http://genealogytrails.com/ill/jackson/cahill_photos.htm

2. https://web.archive.org/web/20160913180334/http://genealogytrails.com/ill/jackson/picoftornado.htm

3. https://web.archive.org/web/20160913045125/http://genealogytrails.com/ill/jackson/tornado1925.htm

4. https://web.archive.org/web/2016091...rails.com/ill/jackson/1925tornado_shauna.html
 
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A lot of newspapers had the same famous photo of damage in West Frankfort in altered versions but here's the most HD one I could find
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That's all that I managed to find from hours shifting through online archives of newspapers. Poor people in the path had no chance. One reason that made this tornado incredibly deadly was not only its incredible power, but the fact that it was partially obscured with low LCL heights, as shown by witnesses in Annapolis describing it as a "thick black fog cloud" with a tremendous roar, and not recognizable as an actual funnel at some points. Also, the tornado severed all telegraph communications to cities in the path so residents had no kind of warning of what was approaching until it was right there. The tornado happened to be on a trajectory where multiple large cities were in its path also, a worst-case-scenario
Here's a bunch of photos from Jackson County, Illinois:

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Besides these two images does anyone else have any other images from the Oologah, OK EF4 on April 26, 1991
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I think some are here, assuming you can get the pics to open:


I've been trying to find pics of the schoolbuses thrown 3/4 of a mile into a creek nearby, pretty crazy considering the path length is only 4 miles.

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Someone in a separate chat managed to find the long-lost footage from KWTX of the Jarrell tornado evolving from its initial rope stage to a full blown violent wedge and needless to say I'm trying to get him to upload it because it was incredible. Here's the reel of screenshots from it.

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This sheriff's dashcam video contains the transition from rope to wedge, not as good but might as well post it:

 
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I forgot the values of CAPE or wind shear that day in Texas Panhandle,but atomsphere state that day was really suitable for regional tornado outbreak even violent tornado outbreak with great instability and low level shear.According to some resources,pampa hadn't reached to the ground until a new wall cloud formed to its east.As pampa was strengthing and tearing through local industrial park,a new funnel beneath that wall cloud took shape which eventually became the hoover tornado.Pampa and Hoover "coexisted"about six mintues and then pampa slowed down,circled around hoover and dissipated according to Chuck Doswell.
Out of curiosity, what caused Pampa to become stationary for several minutes as it was over the industrial park?
 

DDM

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Someone in a separate chat managed to find the long-lost footage from KWTX of the Jarrell tornado evolving from its initial rope stage to a full blown violent wedge and needless to say I'm trying to get him to upload it because it was incredible. Here's the reel of screenshots from it.
Wow. I'd be very interested in seeing that. That's like the holy grail of tornado footage.
 
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