Hillsboro, TX Waterspout & Flood, Jun 1895

A Texas Flood.

HILLSBORO, Tex., June 1.---A waterspout struck near here and caused an 80-acre lake to burst through a dam. About 6000 feet of railroad tracks were washed away, and the rails were twisted into all kinds of shapes. Several hundred cattle were drowned near Hillsboro, and in South Hillsboro several of the families were driven from their homes. One house was demolished. No estimate can be obtained as yet of the loss. One man was drowned.

North Adams Transcript, North Adams, MA 1 Jun 1895