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2018.85.18 96 dpi wm.jpg
Photo of the damage from the 1928 Rockford cyclone/tornado. There is a house and a man standing near it. Location unknown.

2018.85.17 96 dpi wm.jpg
Photo of the damage from the 1928 Rockford cyclone/tornado. There is significant damage to several houses. There is a truck with a ladder and three men. Location unknown.

2018.85.16 96 dpi wm.jpg
Photo of the damage from the 1928 Rockford cyclone/tornado. There is damage to a house and a tree. Location unknown.

2018.85.15 96 dpi wm.jpg
Photo of the damage from the 1928 Rockford cyclone/tornado. There is a damaged house and water towers in the background. The right water tower reads, "Mechanic Machine Co." There is a man and a woman in front. Location unknown.

2018.85.14 96 dpi wm.jpg
Photo of the damage from the 1928 Rockford cyclone/tornado. There is damage to a brick house and a wooden frame house. There is also a man and woman walking on the sidewalk. Location unknown.

2018.85.13 96 dpi wm.jpg
Photo of the damage from the 1928 Rockford cyclone/tornado. Location unknown.

2018.85.12 96 dpi wm.jpg
Photo of the damage from the 1928 Rockford Cyclone/Tornado. Location unknown.

2018.85.11 96 dpi wm.jpg
Photo of the damage from the 1928 Rockford Cyclone/Tornado. There is a crowd looking at the damage to an unidentified business. Location unknown.

2018.85.10 96 dpi wm.jpg
Photo of the damage from the 1928 Rockford Cyclone/Tornado. Location unknown.

2018.85.9 96 dpi wm.jpg
Photo of the damage from the 1928 Rockford Cyclone/Tornado. Location unknown.

2018.85.8 96 dpi wm.jpg
Photo of the Elco Tool Company building damaged from the 1928 Rockford Cyclone/Tornado.

2018.85.7 96 dpi wm.jpg
Photo of the damage from the 1928 Rockford Cyclone/Tornado. Location unknown.

2018.85.6 96 dpi wm.jpg
Photo of the damage from the 1928 Rockford Cyclone/Tornado. Location unknown.

2018.85.5 96 dpi wm.jpg
Photo of the Carlson Roofing Company building damage from the 1928 Rockford Cyclone/Tornado.

2018.85.4 96 dpi wm.jpg
Photo of the damage from the 1928 Rockford Cyclone/Tornado. Location unknown.

2018.85.3 96 dpi wm.jpg
Photo of the Elco Tool Company building damaged from the 1928 Rockford Cyclone/Tornado.

2018.85.2 96 dpi wm.jpg
Photo of the Union Furniture Company building damaged from the 1928 Rockford Cyclone/Tornado.

2018.85.1 96 dpi wm.jpg
Photo of the Chair Factory B damage from the Rockford Cyclone/Tornado in 1928.

2017.13.4 96 dpi wm.jpg
Photo of the damage from the 1928 Rockford tornado. There is a collapsed front porch of a house, with two vehicles, and people walking in the foreground. There is a caption that reads, "Rockford Tornado." Location unknown.

2017.13.3 96 dpi wm.jpg
Photo of the damage from the 1928 Rockford tornado. There is a collapsed building with three vehicles, two spools, and three utility poles in the foreground. There is a caption that reads, "Rockford Tornado." Location unknown.

2017.13.2 96 dpi wm.jpg
Photo of the damage from the 1928 Rockford cyclone. There is a collapsed second-story of a building with bed frame among the debris. There is a caption that reads, "Rockford Cyclone - Sept." Location unknown.

2017.13.1 96 dpi wm.jpg
Photo of the damage from the 1928 Rockford tornado. There is a collapsed metal-frame building with a vehicle driving in the front. There is a caption that reads, "Rockford Sept. 1928". Location unknown.

2014.33.6 96 dpi wm.jpg
Photo of the March 25, 1929 flood taken in front of the Rockford Public Library looking towards the State Street bridge. Part of a pipe is exposed at the center.

2014.33.5 96 dpi wm.jpg
Photo of the March 25, 1929 flood taken behind the Register Gazette building. The sidewalk is submerged under water with a fence or railing to the right with a line of trees next to it. There is a bridge in distance.

2014.33.4 96 dpi wm.jpg
Photo of the Rockford dam during the flooding of March 25, 1929. This Photo was taken from the Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Bridge. There is water flowing from left to right with a bridge on the left. What appears to be part of the Water…

2013.22.38 96 dpi wm.jpg
Photo of the damage after the 1928 Rockford earthquake. There are four children standing and sitting by a house that has been moved off its foundation. Location unknown.

2013.22.37 96 dpi wm.jpg
Photo of the damage after the 1928 Rockford earthquake. There are people standing near a house moved into the street. Location unknown.

2013.22.36 96 dpi wm.jpg
Photo of the damage near the Union Furniture Company after the 1928 Rockford earthquake. Among the debris, there is a chair and a bed headframe.

2013.22.35 96 dpi wm.jpg
Photo of the damage to the Rockview neighborhood after the 1928 Rockford earthquake. There is a house damaged.

2013.22.34 96 dpi wm.jpg
Photo of the damage after the 1928 Rockford earthquake. There is a garage and a service station. In front of the buildings, there is a pile of bricks and a car from NMA gas and oil coupon Station. Location unknown.

2013.22.33 96 dpi wm.jpg
Photo of the damage from the 1928 earthquake. There are four children standing in front of a destroyed grocery store with a hand painted sign towards the right on the building that reads, "American Coffee." Location unknown.

2013.22.32 96 dpi wm.jpg
Photo of the street west of the Elco Tool Company building after the 1928 earthquake. There is an abundance of debris covering the street.

2013.22.31 96 dpi wm.jpg
Photo of the damage after the 1928 Rockford earthquake. There are two houses that have been moved into the street. Location unknown.

2013.22.30 96 dpi wm.jpg
Photo of the damage after the 1928 Rockford earthquake. There is a garage that was lifted from its foundation and an undamaged car on the right. Location unknown.

2013.22.29 96 dpi wm.jpg
Photo of the damage after the 1928 Rockford earthquake. There is a house removed from its foundation. Location unknown.

2013.22.28 96 dpi wm.jpg
Photo of the damage after the 1928 Rockford earthquake. There is a slanted house with people surrounding it. Location unknown.

2013.22.27 96 dpi wm.jpg
Photo of Elco Tool Company building after the 1928 earthquake. The wall facing the camera has collapsed with equipment showing inside.

2013.22.26 96 dpi wm.jpg
Photo of the damage after the 1928 Rockford earthquake. A wooden 2' x 4' has fallen down into a well and the house on the right has been blown away. There is also a smashed car. Location unknown.

2013.22.25 96 dpi wm.jpg
Photo of the damage after the 1928 Rockford earthquake. It shows the backyards of the houses in the Rockview neighborhood. One house is entirely demolished and there are varying degrees of damage on the remaining houses.

2013.22.24 96 dpi wm.jpg
Photo of Elco Tool Company building after the 1928 earthquake. Along with the building, there a truck parked in front.

2012.3.88 96 dpi wm.jpg
Photo of the damage from the 1928 Rockford tornado. There is a demolished barn. Location unknown.

2012.3.87 96 dpi wm.jpg
Photo of the damage from the 1928 Rockford tornado. There is a damaged farm house with a damaged windmill, along with cars in the front yard. This is the same house in 2012.3.78 and 2012.3.85. Location unknown.

2012.3.86 96 dpi wm.jpg
Photo of the damage from the 1928 Rockford tornado. scene of damage with some men on a roof and a damaged tree at the center/right side. Location unknown.

2012.3.85 96 dpi wm.jpg
Photo of the damage from the 1928 Rockford tornado. There is a damaged farm house with a damaged windmill, along with cars in the front yard. This is the same house in 2012.3.78 and 2012.3.87. Location unknown.

2012.3.84 96 dpi wm.jpg
Photo of the damage from the 1928 Rockford tornado. There is a damaged house and a car to the left. Location unknown.

2012.3.83 96 dpi wm.jpg
Photo of the damage from the 1928 Rockford tornado. There is a wagon and a farmer's field. Location unknown.

2012.3.82 96 dpi wm.jpg
Photo of the damage from the 1928 Rockford tornado. This the back view of a damaged house that is tilted. Location unknown.

2012.3.81 96 dpi wm.jpg
Photo of the damage from the 1928 Rockford tornado. There is a collapsed barn with a man on the right and a fence towards the front. Location unknown.

2012.3.80 96 dpi wm.jpg
Photo of the damage from the 1928 Rockford tornado. There is a destroyed building, possibly a farm, with farm equipment scattered throughout the scene. Location unknown.

2012.3.79 96 dpi wm.jpg
Photo of the damage from the 1928 Rockford tornado. There is an intact house with an abundance of debris in the front yard. Location unknown.
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