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  • Collection: Tornado Memory Project

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Vermillion Ford, owned by George Bumbu, was located in the upper right hand corner of the photograph at the time of the tornado. The top grouping of buildings includes the post office and Newton Lanes.

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From Youngstown State University’s oral history 1195, “Local services and community support helped the victims deal with their tremendous loss. In January of 1986, this house was rebuilt enough for the family to return to the neighborhood after…

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Sifting through the debris to look for shoes and clothing to wear was the priority of the residents of Newton Falls on the day after the tornado hit. The mall was closed and people were still in shock. Eventually dumpsters had to be brought in to…

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From Youngstown State University’s oral history 1195, “This neighborhood in Niles was in the path of the tornado that day and suffered great destruction. Some of neighbors rebuilt and stayed but many others moved elsewhere to build bigger and…

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From Youngstown State University’s oral history 1195, “The basement was all that was left of the Jamieson home on Lantern Lane. Father and sons just made it to this basement when the tornado hit that day. Many of their possessions were never…

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In the foreground is the entrance of Doctor Gillette’s office that suffered damaged after the tornado passed through the area.

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Photo taken from Union Cemetery, across the street from demolished store.

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Youngstown Vindicator, May 4, 1999, “This house sits on the East Branch of the Mahoning River and east of the historical covered bridge which is the oldest covered bridge still standing and being used in Ohio.”

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This house was lifted off its foundation and left it in the wake of the tornado.

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These homes may have been located near Arlington Road or near Morrison and Marshall Avenues in Newton Falls.

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The house across the street from the VFW hall has been flipped from its foundation.
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