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1910 - TORNADO BLOWS AWAY SMALL BOY. AUGUSTA, GA., IS VISITED BY WIND, WHICH RAGES 62 MILES AN HOUR. ONE WOMAN BADLY HURT.

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Trees Uprooted, Roofs Blown Off and Wires Damaged.

Augusta, Ga., June 3. — As a result of a tornado here last night which reached a velocity of sixty-two miles an hour and lasted for sixteen minutes, the city today is strewn with uprooted trees, broken limbs, portions of roofs, telephone and telegraph poles and damaging wires. Mrs. Riddle was badly injured by the caving in of the roof of her home. Her husband and five children, all of whom were in bed escaped. A boy was blown away near the Union depot and is still missing. Towns along the Augusta Southern railway report much damage of a minor kind.


Beaumont Journal
Beaumont, Texas
June 3, 1910

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