Oak Lawn Tornado of 1967 (Images of America) by Kevin Korst PDF

By Kevin Korst

The morning of April 21, 1967, used to be crisp and transparent, marking the coming of spring. because the day stepped forward, darkish clouds coated the skies over Oak garden, and a dangerous twister touched down within the village in advance of 5:30 p.m. slicing during the intersection of ninety fifth highway and Southwest street and remarkable somewhere else, the hurricane left mountains of particles and over 30 humans lifeless in its wake. Oak garden neighborhood highschool, St. Gerald Catholic Church, and the golf green great Mart have been one of the constructions broken or destroyed by way of the excessive winds. After the catastrophe, rescue employees and volunteers poured into Oak garden to go looking for survivors, whereas Christ group clinic and different associations handled greater than four hundred injured humans. The large cleanup, which took weeks to accomplish, observed particles hauled out or disposed of in managed fires. regardless of the scope of the devastation, some of the affected buildings have been repaired or rebuilt inside 12 months.

Show description

Read or Download Oak Lawn Tornado of 1967 (Images of America) PDF

Similar disaster relief books

Download e-book for iPad: Emergency Response Planning for Corporate and Municipal by Paul A. Erickson

Emergency reaction making plans for company and Municipal Managers, moment variation, outlines the fundamental roles of company and municipal managers while responding to quite a lot of normal and man-made failures. It demonstrates the significance in their relationships with federal, country, and native executive firms in addition to private and non-private group sectors.

Download e-book for kindle: From Me to We by Bob Doppelt

In From Me to We: The 5 Transformational Commitments Required to Rescue the Planet, your company, and Your existence, platforms switch specialist Bob Doppelt finds that almost all buyers dwell a dream international, managed through fake perceptions and ideology. the main deeply held phantasm is that each one organisms in the world, together with every one people, exist as self sustaining entities.

Download PDF by Iain Yardley: Ninety Seconds at Zeebrugge: The Herald of Free Enterprise

Bring in of loose company set sail on a regimen voyage to Dover in March 1987, wearing thousands of passengers, together with British military group of workers, day-trippers and drivers. mins after leaving Zeebrugge, the ferry started to capsize. Terrified passengers have been separated from household in a seething mass of humanity, in freezing chilly water, combating for his or her lives.

Deepwater Horizon by Earl Boebert,James M. Blossom,Peter G. Neumann PDF

In 2010 BP’s Deepwater Horizon disaster spiraled into the worst human-made financial and ecological catastrophe in Gulf Coast historical past. within the so much accomplished account thus far, senior platforms engineers Earl Boebert and James Blossom exhibit how company and engineering judgements, each separately risk free, interacted to create the catastrophe.

Additional resources for Oak Lawn Tornado of 1967 (Images of America)

Example text

Download PDF sample

Oak Lawn Tornado of 1967 (Images of America) by Kevin Korst


by Joseph
4.4

Rated 4.05 of 5 – based on 19 votes