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Tornados and Jeeps Don’t Mix Well

• CATEGORIES: Features, Old Images

From comes photos of these two jeeps that suffered through tornadoes almost fifty years apart.  The flattie got the worst of it.  There are a few other jeep photos at the site, too.

Jeep damaged by tornado. Udall, Kansas, May 25, 1955. Credit: Department of Agriculture. Weather Bureau. Central Regional Weather Bureau Office. (ca. 1935 – 1965). Kansas City Regional Office: Decimal File, 1938 – 1965. Collection: National Archives.

College Park, MD, September 25, 2001 – This Jeep was torn apart by the tornado that killed two people and left more than $16.5 million in damages. Credit: Jocelyn Augustino. Collection: FEMA


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