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Tornado in Justin, Texas

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Date: 15 May 1896 [unknown]
Location: Justin, Denton, Texas, United Statesmap
Surname/tag: Cate
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May 15, 1896 a tornado struck Justin, Texas. The Cate family had a storm cellar, which they always took refuge in. This time it was good they did. With all safe in the cellar, Maude's dad, David Cate stood at the door watching the progress of the storm until the last minute, he closed the door. [1] The tornado blew the remains of their house on top of the door. The Railway men took shelter in the train station. This tornado left one half of the train. leaving the men sheltering in the "lucky end" of the train station safe. They went through town, uncovering storm cellar doors and aiding the people. Most of the town and the school were destroyed. The twister/tornado twisted the railroad tracks. [2] This article mentions that storm. Tornado in Justin, Texas

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