Kansas MemoryKansas Memory

Kansas Historical SocietyKansas Historical Society

Tornado coming over Burnett's Mound in Topeka, Kansas - Page

To order images and/or obtain permission to use them commercially, please contact the KSHS Reference Desk at KSHS.reference@ks.gov or 785-272-8681, ext. 117.

For more information see the Copyright and Permission FAQ.

This is a photograph showing a tornado coming over Burnett's Mound in Topeka, Kansas. The magnitude of this storm was unprecedented in Topeka. Registered as an F5, the powerful storm traveled from the southwest of the city to the northeast, causing the deaths of 17 people, and more than $104 million in damage. The tornado was on the ground for 34 minutes, and left a path of destruction 21 miles long and one-half mile wide.

Date: June 08, 1966

Bookbag Share Print

Item Number: 227526
Call Number: FK2.S5 T.4 T.1966 *76
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 227526

Copyright © 2007-2024 - Kansas Historical Society - Contact Us
This website was developed in part with funding provided by the Information Network of Kansas.