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2012.3.60 96 dpi wm.jpg
Photo of the Elco Tool Company building damaged from the 1928 Rockford Tornado.

2012.3.59 96 dpi wm.jpg
Photo of the Elco Tool Company building damaged from the 1928 Rockford Tornado.

2012.3.58 96 dpi wm.jpg
Photo of the damage from the 1928 Rockford tornado. There is a house and its garage destroyed. Location unknown.

2012.3.57 96 dpi wm.jpg
Photo of the damage from the 1928 Rockford tornado. There is a piece of equipment, possibly either a corn spreader, seed spreader, or cement mixer, flipped on its side. Location unknown.

2012.3.56 96 dpi wm.jpg
Photo of the damage from the 1928 Rockford tornado. There a house with the roof torn off and debris in the yard. This is the same house as 2012.3.34, 2012.3.54, 2012.3.56 but a different view. Location unknown.

2012.3.54 96 dpi wm.jpg
Photo of the damage from the 1928 Rockford tornado. There a house with the roof torn off and debris in the yard. This is the same house as 2012.3.34, 2012.3.55, 2012.3.56 but a different view. Location unknown.

2012.3.53 96 dpi wm.jpg
Photo of the damage from the 1928 Rockford tornado. house tilted on its foundation. This is the same house in 2012.3.51 but a different angle. Location unknown.

2012.3.52 96 dpi wm.jpg
Photo of the damage from the 1928 Rockford tornado. There is a house torn off its foundation. This is the same house in 2012.3.37, 2012.3.40, 2012.3.41, 2012.3.42, 2012.3.43, 2012.3.44, and 2012.3.45 but a different view. Location unknown.

2012.3.51 96 dpi wm.jpg
Photo of the damage from the 1928 Rockford tornado. house tilted on its foundation. This is the same house in 2012.3.53 but a different angle. Location unknown.

2012.3.50 96 dpi wm.jpg
Photo of the damage from the 1928 Rockford tornado. house numbered "1422" with its roof torn off and significant debris scattered across the front yard. This is the same house as 2012.3.11, 2012.3.19, 2012.3.23, 2012.3.26, 2012.3.31, and 77.16.8 but…

2012.3.49 96 dpi wm.jpg
Photo of the damage from the 1928 Rockford tornado. There is a house with part of its roof torn off and the foundation is now crooked. This is the same house in 2012.3.46, 2012.3.47, and 2012.3.48 but a different view. Location unknown.

2012.3.48 96 dpi wm.jpg
Photo of the damage from the 1928 Rockford tornado. There is a house with part of its roof torn off and the foundation is now crooked. This is the same house in 2012.3.46, 2012.3.47, and 2012.3.49 but a different view. Location unknown.

2012.3.47 96 dpi wm.jpg
Photo of the damage from the 1928 Rockford tornado. There is a house with part of its roof torn off and the foundation is now crooked. This is the same house in 2012.3.46, 2012.3.48, and 2012.3.49 but a different view. Location unknown.

2012.3.46 96 dpi wm.jpg
Photo of the damage from the 1928 Rockford tornado. There is a house with part of its roof torn off and the foundation is now crooked. This is the same house in 2012.3.47, 2012.3.48, and 2012.3.49 but a different view. Location unknown.

2012.3.45 96 dpi wm.jpg
Photo of the damage from the 1928 Rockford tornado. There is a house torn off its foundation. This is the same house in 2012.3.37, 2012.3.40, 2012.3.41, 2012.3.42, 2012.3.43, 2012.3.45, and 2012.3.52 but a different view. Location unknown.

2012.3.44 96 dpi wm.jpg
Photo of the damage from the 1928 Rockford tornado. There is a house torn off its foundation. This is the same house in 2012.3.37, 2012.3.40, 2012.3.41, 2012.3.42, 2012.3.43, 2012.3.45, and 2012.3.52 but a different view. Location unknown.

2012.3.43 96 dpi wm.jpg
Photo of the damage from the 1928 Rockford tornado. There is a house torn off its foundation. This is the same house in 2012.3.37, 2012.3.40, 2012.3.41, 2012.3.42, 2012.3.44, 2012.3.45, and 2012.3.52 but a different view. Location unknown.

2012.3.42 96 dpi wm.jpg
Photo of the damage from the 1928 Rockford tornado. There is a house torn off its foundation. This is the same house in 2012.3.37, 2012.3.40, 2012.3.41, 2012.3.43, 2012.3.44, 2012.3.45, and 2012.3.52 but a different view. Location unknown.

2012.3.41 96 dpi wm.jpg
Photo of the damage from the 1928 Rockford tornado. There is a house torn off its foundation. This is the same house in 2012.3.37, 2012.3.40, 2012.3.42, 2012.3.43, 2012.3.44, 2012.3.45, and 2012.3.52 but a different view. Location unknown.

2012.3.40 96 dpi wm.jpg
Photo of the damage from the 1928 Rockford tornado. There is a house torn off its foundation. This is the same house in 2012.3.37, 2012.3.41, 2012.3.42, 2012.3.43, 2012.3.44, and 2012.3.45 but a different view. Location unknown.

2012.3.37 96 dpi wm.jpg
Photo of the damage from the 1928 Rockford tornado. There is a house torn off its foundation. This is the same house in 2012.3.40, 2012.3.41, 2012.3.42, 2012.3.43, 2012.3.44, 2012.3.45, and 2012.3.52 but a different view. Location unknown.

2012.3.36 96 dpi wm.jpg
Photo of the damage from the 1928 Rockford tornado. There is a house flipped on its side and off its foundation. Location unknown.

2012.3.35 96 dpi wm.jpg
Photo of the damage from the 1928 Rockford tornado. There is a house with some damage and a structure that was in the process of being built but is now semi collapsed. Location unknown.

2012.3.34 96 dpi wm.jpg
Photo of the damage from the 1928 Rockford tornado. There a house with the roof torn off and debris in the yard. This is the same house as 2012.3.54, 2012.3.55, 2012.3.56 but a different view. Location unknown.

2012.3.33 96 dpi wm.jpg
Photo of the damage from the 1928 Rockford tornado. There is a house uprooted and tilted from the foundation. Location unknown.

2012.3.32 96 dpi wm.jpg
Photo of the damage from the 1928 Rockford tornado. There is a house completely destroyed. This is the same house in 2012.3.28. but another view. Location unknown.

2012.3.31 96 dpi wm.jpg
Photo of the damage from the 1928 Rockford tornado. house numbered "1422" with its roof torn off and significant debris scattered across the front yard. This is the same house as 2012.3.11, 2012.3.19, 2012.3.23, 2012.3.26, 2012.3.50, and 77.16.8 but…

2012.3.30 96 dpi wm.jpg
Photo of the damage from the 1928 Rockford tornado. There is a house missing the entire front and roof of the house. This is the same house as 2012.3.13, 76.31.8, 2008.1.107, 2008.1.111 but a different view. Location unknown.

2012.3.29 96 dpi wm.jpg
Photo of the damage from the 1928 Rockford tornado. There is a Putney Brothers Distributor of Relay Trucks. Rockford, Ill. crane at the center. Location unknown.

2012.3.28 96 dpi wm.jpg
Photo of the damage from the 1928 Rockford tornado. There is a house completely destroyed. This is the same house in 2012.3.32. but another view. Location unknown.

2012.3.27 96 dpi wm.jpg
Photo of the damage from the 1928 Rockford tornado. There is a house with boards covering one half of the roof. Location unknown.

2012.3.26 96 dpi wm.jpg
Photo of the damage from the 1928 Rockford tornado. house numbered "1422" with its roof torn off and significant debris scattered across the front yard. This is the same house as 2012.3.11, 2012.3.19, 2012.3.23, 2012.3.31, 2012.3.50, and 77.16.8 but…

2012.3.25 96 dpi wm.jpg
Photo of the damage from the 1928 Rockford tornado. scene of destroyed buildings with several trucks and a crane at the center. This is the same scene from 2012.3.24. but a different view. Location unknown.

2012.3.24 96 dpi wm.jpg
Photo of the damage from the 1928 Rockford tornado. scene of destroyed buildings with a crane to the right. This is the same scene from 2012.3.25. but a different view. Location unknown.

2012.3.23 96 dpi wm.jpg
Photo of the damage from the 1928 Rockford tornado. house numbered "1422" with its roof torn off and significant debris scattered across the front yard. This is the same house as 2012.3.11, 2012.3.19, 2012.3.26, 2012.3.31, 2012.3.50, and 77.16.8 but…

2012.3.22 96 dpi wm.jpg
Photo of the damage from the 1928 Rockford tornado. There is a house with the roof torn off.

2012.3.21 96 dpi wm.jpg
Photo of the damage from the 1928 Rockford tornado. There is a damaged brick building with men walking on the roof. Location unknown.

2012.3.20 96 dpi wm.jpg
Photo of the damage from the 1928 Rockford tornado. There is a destroyed two car garage with only the front frame remaining. Location unknown.

2012.3.19 96 dpi wm.jpg
Photo of the damage from the 1928 Rockford tornado. house numbered "1422" with its roof torn off and significant debris scattered across the front yard. This is the same house as 2012.3.11, 2012.3.23, 2012.3.26, 2012.3.31, 2012.3.50, and 77.16.8 but…

2012.3.18 96 dpi wm.jpg
Photo of the damage from the 1928 Rockford tornado. There is a demolished house at 9th Avenue and 7th Street. This is the same scene as 2012.3.17, 2012.3.16, and 2008.1.130.

2012.3.16 96 dpi wm.jpg
Photo of the damage from the 1928 Rockford tornado. There is a collapsed building and in the background, there is a National Lock Building. There are people in the front looking at the destruction. closer view of the same Photo 2008.1.130. On the…

2012.3.15 96 dpi wm.jpg
Photo of the damage from the 1928 Rockford tornado. There is a wood house with the roof torn off, along with the window and door glass broken or missing. There is an abundance of debris in the yard. This is the same house in 2012.3.14, just a…

2012.3.14 96 dpi wm.jpg
Photo of the damage from the 1928 Rockford tornado. There is a wood house with the roof torn off, along with the window and door glass broken or missing. Location unknown.

2012.3.13 96 dpi wm.jpg
Photo of the damage from the 1928 Rockford tornado. There is a house missing the entire front and roof of the house. This is the same house as 76.31.8, 2008.1.107, 2008.1.111, 2012.3.30 but a different view. Location unknown.

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2012.3.12 96 dpi wm.jpg
Photo of the damage from the 1928 Rockford tornado. There is a house with the roof torn off but the porch and windows are still intact. Location unknown.

2012.3.11 96 dpi wm.jpg
Photo of the damage from the 1928 Rockford tornado. house numbered "1422" with its roof torn off and significant debris scattered across the front yard. This is the same house as 2012.3.19, 2012.3.23, 2012.3.26, 2012.3.31, 2012.3.50, and 77.16.8 but…

2012.3.10 96 dpi wm.jpg
Photo of the damage from the 1928 Rockford tornado. There is a row of destroyed houses. Location unknown.

2012.3.9 96 dpi wm.jpg
Photo of the damage from the 1928 Rockford tornado. There are a few destroyed buildings with people working. The large brick building is torn down for the most part except for the frame. There is also a railroad car to the right. Location unknown.

2012.3.8 96 dpi wm.jpg
Photo of the damage from the 1928 Rockford tornado. There is a destroyed brick building with people walking down the sidewalk on the left. Location unknown.

2012.3.7 96 dpi wm.jpg
Photo of the damage from the 1928 Rockford tornado. There are several brick buildings with one somewhat torn down. There are two cars, one flipped upside down, and one truck. There are also railroad cars in the background. Location unknown.
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