Roanoke, VA Tornado, Apr 1890

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VISITED BY A TORNADO.

Roanoke, Va., April 10. -- The greatest tornado for many years passed over this city last evening.
The cast house at the Crozier Iron Furnace was blown down and three laborers were killed and one mortally wounded. Loss to the furnace company, $5,000. Nearly one hundred dwellings in course of erection were completely demolished. The Salem furnace was blown down, and a heavy loss is reported, and buildings in that vicinity were reduced to ruins.
The loss in city and neighborhood is $10,000.

Bradford Era Pennsylvania 1890-04-10