The great Galveston disaster, containing a full and thrilling account of the most appalling calamity of modern times including vivid descriptions of the hurricane Page: 233
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DOOMED CITY TURNED TO CHAOS. 233
can be seen every place except in the business part of the city,
to-day, two days after the storm. They are bringing them in
by the wagon loads every hour. Nearly every one you meet
has lost some friend and is looking for them. I visited three places
where they have been taking the bodies to-day with a friend looking
for relatives,-and I know there could not have been less than
200 bodies in each place, lying cold in death. The general offices
are a complete wreck; the wharves, elevators and everything
connected with the railroads are more or less racked and many of
them a total loss. Not a splinter is left of our yard office. You
might say hundreds of cars are turned over and can be found
nearly a block from where they -were left before the storm."
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Lester, Paul. The great Galveston disaster, containing a full and thrilling account of the most appalling calamity of modern times including vivid descriptions of the hurricane, book, 1900~; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth26719/m1/287/: accessed April 30, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; .