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Damaged Home After Tornado

Description: Photograph of the front of a badly-damaged house after the Higgins/Glazier, Texas tornado. The wall of the structure is gone, revealing wooden beams and there is a large pile of debris. In front of the house, there is a tree and a white wooden fence enclosing the yard, with a curb and a sidewalk near the bottom of the image, in the foreground.
Date: April 9, 1947
Creator: McMurry, J. W.
Partner: Wolf Creek Heritage Museum

[Photograph of a Town After Tornado]

Description: Photograph of street in a town after the Higgins/Glazier, Texas Tornado. The street is filled with debris, mostly wooden beams. On the left side of the frame is a row of damaged two-story buildings. In front of the buildings is a bus, a few cars, and several people, mostly men wearing jackets and hats. A sign on the building closes to the left side of the frame reads, "...OODS-CO."
Date: April 9, 1947
Creator: McMurry, J. W.
Partner: Wolf Creek Heritage Museum

[Photograph of Fallen Structure After Tornado]

Description: Photograph of a fallen wooden structure after the Higgins/Glazier, Texas tornado. On the left side is a pile of sacks filled with an unknown substance. On top of the structure is debris and metal siding. In the background is a small building a few leaning telephone poles.
Date: April 9, 1947
Creator: McMurry, J. W.
Partner: Wolf Creek Heritage Museum

[Photograph of Farm Equipment and Debris]

Description: Photograph of a piece of farm equipment with large tires covered and surrounded by debris after the Higgins/Glazier, Texas tornado. There are wires across the top of the photograph. The debris includes many pieces of wooden beams and there are cinder blocks in the background.
Date: April 9, 1947
Creator: McMurry, J. W.
Partner: Wolf Creek Heritage Museum

[Photograph of Higgins and Glazier, Texas Tornado Aftermath]

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.
Date: April 9, 1947
Creator: McMurry, J. W.
Partner: Wolf Creek Heritage Museum

[Photograph of Man and Damaged Truck]

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.
Date: April 9, 1947
Creator: McMurry, J. W.
Partner: Wolf Creek Heritage Museum

[Photograph of Man and Pile of Debris]

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.
Date: April 9, 1947
Creator: McMurry, J. W.
Partner: Wolf Creek Heritage Museum

[Photograph of Man and Woman in Front of Fallen House]

Description: Photograph of an older couple standing beside a fallen house after the Higgins/Glazier, Texas tornado. The house is on the left side of the frame. Within the fallen walls there is a bed frame with blankets and clothing hanging on it. The man wears overalls, a jacket, and a hat. The woman wears a skirt, dark sweater, and a head scarf. Behind them are fallen walls and wooden beams. In the foreground is more debris, a bucket and an ax.
Date: April 9, 1947
Creator: McMurry, J. W.
Partner: Wolf Creek Heritage Museum

[Photograph of Man Standing in Debris]

Description: Photograph of a man standing in front of a house after the Higgins/Glazier, Texas tornado. All around him on the ground is scattered debris and household items. In the foreground is an entire fallen wall with a shower head and knobs still attached. There is a large black area on the right side of the frame.
Date: April 9, 1947
Creator: McMurry, J. W.
Partner: Wolf Creek Heritage Museum

[Photograph of Man Standing on Debris]

Description: Photograph of a man standing in front of a brick building with damaged windows after the Higgins/Glazier, Texas tornado. He is standing on top of pile of debris that includes bricks and wooden beams. He is wearing a flannel jacket, hat, and is smoking a cigarette. On the right side of frame is a street filled more debris and old cars. There are two men in hats standing in front of a car.
Date: April 9, 1947
Creator: McMurry, J. W.
Partner: Wolf Creek Heritage Museum

Cows After Tornado

Description: Photograph of four cows after the Higgins/Glazier, Texas Tornado. Three cows are lying down and one cow is standing and covered in mud. There is a large field and fence in the background.
Date: April 9, 1947
Creator: McMurry, J. W.
Partner: Wolf Creek Heritage Museum

Damaged Building After Tornado

Description: Photograph of a damaged two-story brick building after the Higgins/Glazier, Texas Tornado. The windows of the building are blown out and the roof is damaged. In front of the building is a pile of debris with bricks and wooden beams. In the close foreground on the right side of the frame is a partial view of an old car.
Date: April 9, 1947
Creator: McMurry, J. W.
Partner: Wolf Creek Heritage Museum

Debris and Damaged Buildings After Tornado

Description: Photograph of a badly damaged brick building after the Higgins/Glazier, Texas Tornado. The windows of the building are gone and chunks of the roof are missing. In the foreground are large piles of debris that includes bricks, wooden beams, and pieces of metal, as well as a bent pole and a sign that reads, "No Parking Any Time". There are two men in hats on the roof of the building.
Date: April 9, 1947
Creator: McMurry, J. W.
Partner: Wolf Creek Heritage Museum

Destroyed Building and Piles of Debris

Description: Photograph of a demolished building after the Higgins/Glazier, Texas Tornado. The ground is covered in wooden planks and beams, chairs, tires, bricks and tables. In the back are empty shelves standing upright. On the right side of the frame is a broken cinder-block wall.
Date: April 9, 1947
Creator: McMurry, J. W.
Partner: Wolf Creek Heritage Museum

Fallen Silo After Tornado

Description: Photograph of a fallen silo after the Higgins/Glazier, Texas Tornado. There are two metal posts standing diagonally on the left side of the frame. Behind the fallen silo are two standing silos and a building. In the far background on the right side of the frame is an oil pump.
Date: April 9, 1947
Creator: McMurry, J. W.
Partner: Wolf Creek Heritage Museum

[Man Standing with Damaged Trucks After Tornado]

Description: Photograph of a man wearing a leather jacket and hat standing in-between two damaged trucks after the Higgins/Glazier, Texas Tornado. The truck in the foreground has its windows blown out and the hood is dented with bricks. Behind the man is a truck who's roof is caved in. On the right side of the frame next to the center truck is a long wooden beam; behind the beam is another truck.
Date: April 9, 1947
Creator: McMurry, J. W.
Partner: Wolf Creek Heritage Museum