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This silent 8mm film shows tornado damage at the Topeka Bus Company and bus barn in Topeka, Kansas. The June 8, 1966 tornado was one of the most destructive tornadoes in Kansas history. The storm cut a swath of ruin through the capital city, destroying hundreds of homes, causing millions of dollars in damage, and killing sixteen residents.
Creator: Moore, Al
Item Number: 223356
Call Number: 2008-215.01
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 223356
Business and Industry - Services - Transit
Collections - Audio-visual
Community Life - Community services - Public transportation (street cars, buses, etc)
Community Life - Disasters and accidents - Tornadoes
Date - 1960s - 1966
Environment - Weather - Storms - Tornadoes
Objects and Artifacts - Communication Artifacts - Documentary Artifact - Film
Places - Cities and towns - Topeka
Places - Counties - Shawnee
Transportation - Buses
Type of Material - Film and video