Winsted, CT Wind Storm, Mar 1902


Buildings Unroofed at Winsted---Damage At Other Places.

Winsted, March 20.---A very high wind storm which almost approached a hurricane, did great damage in this town and vicinity yesterday afternoon and while no lives were lost a number of persons had narrow escapes from death. The four-story Dudley block on West Main street was unroofed, as was also the Central New England railroad station at West Winsted. The residences of the superintendent of the water works, George L. Andrews on Meadow street, were also unroofed. Sections of roofs on several other buildings were also blown off.

Naugatuck Daily News, Naugatuck, CT 20 Mar 1902

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