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  Partner: Wolf Creek Heritage Museum
 County: Lipscomb County, TX
 Collection: Rescuing Texas History, 2007
Higgins and Glazier, Texas Tornado

Higgins and Glazier, Texas Tornado

Date: April 9, 1947
Creator: McMurry, J.W.
Description: Photograph of destruction after the Higgins and Glazier, Texas tornado. In the foreground is the shadow of a person wearing a hat. In the center is a piece of machinery covered in dirt. In the background on the right side of the frame are four men looking right. There is also an automobile, a fallen building, and a standing telephone pole.
Contributing Partner: Wolf Creek Heritage Museum
Overturned Vehicle from Tornado

Overturned Vehicle from Tornado

Date: April 9, 1947
Creator: McMurry, J.W.
Description: Photograph of an overturned vehicle after the Glazier/Higgins, Texas tornado. In the foreground are shadows of two men, one wearing a hat. Centered is the overturned vehicle. Behind the vehicle is a dirt road with a parked truck.
Contributing Partner: Wolf Creek Heritage Museum
Two Men and Tornado-Damaged Truck

Two Men and Tornado-Damaged Truck

Date: April 9, 1947
Creator: McMurry, J.W.
Description: Photograph of two men inspecting a badly damaged truck after the Higgins/Glazier Tornado. The man on the left side of the frame wears khaki pants, a leather jacket, sunglasses and a hat. The other man wears a leather jacket and a cap. The truck is upright but the top half is crumpled. In the background are telephone poles, a tree, and an old car.
Contributing Partner: Wolf Creek Heritage Museum
Two Men and Tornado-Damaged Vehicle

Two Men and Tornado-Damaged Vehicle

Date: April 9, 1947
Creator: McMurry, J.W.
Description: Photograph of two men inspecting a badly damaged vehicle after the Higgins/Glazier tornado. The vehicle's top half is crumpled. The men stand on the left side of the frame looking at the vehicle. Both wear leather jackets, one wears a cap and one wears a hat. In the background is a row of trees, another vehicle, and tall buildings in the distance.
Contributing Partner: Wolf Creek Heritage Museum
Two Men and Tornado-Damaged Vehicle

Two Men and Tornado-Damaged Vehicle

Date: April 9, 1947
Creator: McMurry, J.W.
Description: Photograph of a trailer with large tires in a puddle after the Higgins/Glazier tornado. There is a shadow in the foreground of a person wearing a hat. In the background are railroad tracks, torn-up trees, a truck, telephone poles, and a damaged building.
Contributing Partner: Wolf Creek Heritage Museum
Man and Pile of Debris

Man and Pile of Debris

Date: April 9, 1947
Creator: McMurry, J.W.
Description: Photograph of a man in a flannel shirt and cap standing in front of a large pile of debris created by the Higgins/Glazier tornado. In the pile are many wooden boards and a few barrels. The man is pulling on something from the pile.
Contributing Partner: Wolf Creek Heritage Museum
Man and Damaged Truck

Man and Damaged Truck

Date: April 9, 1947
Creator: McMurry, J.W.
Description: Photograph of a damaged truck after the Higgins/Glazier, Texas tornado. The front end of the truck is crushed. The truck is surrounded by wooden boards and planks. There is a young man in a jacket and hat on the right side of the frame. In the background is another man on the left side of the frame.
Contributing Partner: Wolf Creek Heritage Museum
Fallen Tree, Damaged Car, and Scattered Debris

Fallen Tree, Damaged Car, and Scattered Debris

Date: April 9, 1947
Creator: McMurry, J.W.
Description: Photograph of a large tree that has fallen on a vehicle because of the Higgins/Glazier, Texas tornado. In the foreground is scattered barrels, debris, wooden planks, and appliances. In the background are telephone poles and stripped trees.
Contributing Partner: Wolf Creek Heritage Museum
Police Car and Debris

Police Car and Debris

Date: April 9, 1947
Creator: McMurry, J.W.
Description: Photograph of an old police car in front of a row of damaged storefronts after the Higgins/Glazier, Texas Tornado. The signs on the stores read, "Weis Dry Goods Company" and, "Slack and Wassenmiller Grocery and Market". In the background are three cars with three men in jackets and hats standing beside them. In the foreground are scattered pieces of wood.
Contributing Partner: Wolf Creek Heritage Museum
Texas Town After Tornado

Texas Town After Tornado

Date: April 9, 1947
Creator: McMurry, J.W.
Description: Photograph of a row of damaged buildings after the Higgins/Glazier, Texas Tornado. A sign on one building reads, "Weis Dry Goods Company" and another reads, "Slack and Wassenmiller Grocery and Market". In front of the stores are five cars and one truck. There are eight men standing by the vehicles, all wearing jackets and all but one wearing hats.
Contributing Partner: Wolf Creek Heritage Museum
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