The Lubbock Tornado

In one frightful, seemingly endless swoop, a killer tornado packing fringe winds of 200 mph gouged a $200 million path of destruction through the heart of Lubbock at 9:46 p.m. May 11, 1970, ultimately killing at least 26 persons and injuring 2,000 by conservative count.

THE LUBBOCK TORNADO is a unique picture magazine providing a graphic account of Lubbock's most unforgettable moment, May 11, 1970. The magazine is compiled and edited by the men and women who survived its deadly blow and followed its path through the days that followed as newspaper reporters and photographers.

Published on June 1, 1970, the 52 page magazine is now available as an e-magazine in pdf format.


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