Pennington, WI Tornado, May 1898
RHINELANDER, Wis., May 19.-- A destructive tornado passed west to east across Pierce and Oneida counties, in northern Wisconsin last night. The track of the storm is known to have extended 40 miles from Brantwood to Pennington. At the latter place the roadhouse, depot and a number of other houses were destroyed. Charles Fosberg, section foreman and E. C. Beckman, car repairer, were killed. There were eight injured.
Decatur Weekly Republican, Decatur, IL, 26 May 1898
The dead ... At Pennington:
E. C. BECKMAN
The Atlanta Constitution, Atlanta, GA 20 May 1898