1924 cyclone damage in Granbury

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1924 cyclone damage in Granbury - -Heavy -Heavy Damage by Small Crdone Late i' '...
-Heavy -Heavy Damage by Small Crdone Late i' ' . " i . it. Last Tats day Afternoon A small cyclone struck Gran-bury Gran-bury Gran-bury a little before 7 o'clock 'i'i.a.J - : .1 . : ands of dollars damage, but fortunately no one was injured. Tue wind was accompanied by a deluge, of ram and some hail, fbat the hail did not seem to do much damtge. -It -It would be difficult to list all mo damage, but the moat seri ous was as follows: The Con way building, partly unroofed? and new awning torn 'down; occupied. occupied. by Laxton & Laxton, vr ho e s tim ate the d ama getorttrerrtrtr to - of Brown-wood of dertaking 'department at about $2000 an,d to the furniture at f 1000. Building occupied by the Blue Front, unroofed and water damage to stock est imated $r000"To $-2000. $-2000. $-2000. Gofdou Bros: gin unroofed, cotton and .seed houses wrecked. The old Presbyterian Presbyterian 'church ou West Pearl street was completely demolished. demolished. Roof bliiwn off Ferrell & Ci),, warehouse and some dam age done the contents. Oil mill and buildings damaged -to -to con siderable extent. Barns of J. H. Perry and Burts Johnson prac tically demolished. Olhor barns and chicken houses -in the west ern and northern part of town unroofed and some of the latter demolished. The ball park fence, a rather light affair, almost entirely entirely down. Glass was blown out of many windows, causing great damage. The rain beat into nearly every residence, do ing great damage in that way, Hundreds of shade trees were bio An down and limbs from mi 1 m regu- of icu auu uuu ui iiwu liuuai.s blown from lheso smaller damages wilf amount to. several thousa nd dollars. dollars. Just before, the cyclone cloud fn rniil 1 ruin c t r rr r n m r i r i, , ' , . . from Hie south and seemed to be of - to a passing tt the east when all at once it grew dark aud the cyclone cyclone formed in the southwest, sweeping over the t6wn, doing most damage in the western part and in the bnaiuesa section, the east side sustaining little damage. We have not been aole to hear of any damage outside of town,

Clipped from The Granbury News25 Apr 1924, FriPage 1

The Granbury News (Granbury, Texas)25 Apr 1924, FriPage 1
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  • 1924 cyclone damage in Granbury

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