Moulton tornado photograph   Save
Description: This photograph shows the aftermath of the Moulton, Ohio, tornado of March 1920. This photograph is a view of a dirt road against a backdrop of damaged houses, tree branches, broken lumber, and utility poles. A windmill stands in the center background. The figures of three people and a passing car are visible on the photograph's right side. and and surrounding rubble. On March 28, 1920 (Palm Sunday), an outbreak of 30 tornadoes across eight states killed 153 persons, ranking it among the deadliest tornado outbreaks in U.S. history. Four killer tornadoes moved into western Ohio from Indiana and another moved across Wood and Ottawa Counties. There were 29 deaths from these tornadoes in Ohio. The community of Moulton, Ohio, west of Wapakoneta, was leveled and three people were killed. View on Ohio Memory.
Image ID: AL05953
Subjects: Tornadoes--Ohio; Tornado damage; Natural disasters; Auglaize County (Ohio)
Places: Moulton (Ohio); Auglaize County (Ohio)