The 1942 tornado - Lacon, Marshall county Illinois - Photos

Courtesy - Donald P. Cox

Donald writes:  "Another disaster happened that year...or maybe it was 42.. It was the tornado that devastated the town (Lacon). My folks took a lot of pictures of that event and, if I can find them, I would be glad to contribute them to the website."

My mother also remembers this tornardo.  She says her family went to see the devastation after the tornardo hit.  The school was damaged severely and the children had just been let out of school before the tornardo hit. -- Nancy Piper


The Twister


Photo #1 - The Destruction


Photo #2 - The Destruction


Photo #3 - The Destruction


Photo #4 - The Destruction


Photo #5 - The Destruction


Photo #6 - The Destruction


Photo #7 - The Destruction


Photo #8 - The Destructio
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Photo #9 - The Destruction (The School)

For More Information see  The 1942 Tornado That Devastated Lacon

For More Lacon Tornado Photos  see The 1942 Lacon Tornado - Donated by the Family of Jack Gerardo

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