Red Cloud, NE Tornado, Jun 1899

Small Twister Near Red Cloud

Red Cloud, Neb., June 13. -- (Special)-- A Storm in the shape of a twister occurred last night between 7 and 8 o'clock about thirteen miles northwest of this city. A barn belonging to Conrad Fitz was blown away and the house of W. B. Cramer was damaged to the extent of about four hundred dollars and his barn entirely demolished. B. I. Lockhart's residence and barn were badly wrecked. He had no insurance. Cramer had tornado insurance of $2,500. Some stock was killed.

The Nebraska State Journal, Lincoln, NE, 14 Jun 1899