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Here are three photographs showing tornado damage in Wellington, Kansas. On May 27, 1892, a cyclone ripped through the heart of Wellington, leaving 17 dead, numerous injuries, and hundreds homeless. The tornado caused $500,000 in damage.
Creator: State National Art Gallery
Date: May 27, 1892
Item Number: 305095
Call Number: FK2.Su1 W.4 T.1892 *18-20
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 305095
Collections - Photograph
Community Life - Disasters and accidents - Tornadoes
Date - 1890s - 1892
Environment - Weather - Storms - Tornadoes
Objects and Artifacts - Communication Artifacts - Documentary Artifact - Photograph
Places - Cities and towns - Wellington
Places - Counties - Sumner
Type of Material - Photographs