Pictures taken immediately after the tornado (the streets are still wet) and as clean up was being accomplished.
East Main Street looking west. That is the hotel in the center of the picture
The hotel as it looked in 1969
This is on North Marion Street looking west to the hotel. Clean up is under way.
East side of South Marion Street. The Independent newspaper office is on the left. Clean up is under way.
The Independent Newspaper office as it looked in 1969.
East Main Street looking west in front of Grandma Campbell's house when she lived on East Main Street.
Taken from the same location as picture above looking east. The leaning utility pole is in front of Grandma Steward"s house.
Houses across from Grandma Steward's house as they looked in 1969.
This picture is taken from in front of Grandma's Steward's house looking west.
This is a picture of the Log Cabin in the park. Clean up is under way
East Main Street in front of Grandma Campbell's house when she lived on East Main Street, looking across the street to the north west. Curl's Funeral Home is in center of picture,
Same picture as above after clean up was going on.
Across the street from Grandma Campbell's house as it looked in 1969.
North side of East Main Street looking at Curl's Funeral Home.
The archway in what is left of the red brick portion of the building was the stairway up to the telephone office where Grandma Campbell worked. This was on the east side of South Marion Street. Jean Campbell Winchell also worked there.
The Old Fire Department building. See picture below.
The way the Old Fire Department building looked in 1969.
The way the Old Fire Department building looked in the 1800's. Click here to see more pictures of this building