1957 Fargo Tornado

1957 Fargo Tornado

June 20th, 1957. It would be determined later that there were five tornadoes in the Fargo area that day.  The first, a rope-like funnel near the rural community of Wheatland, did little damage. The second was a powerful funnel near Casselton, North Dakota, and it would have been devastating if not for the rural location.  The fourth and fifth funnel clouds were on the Minnesota side of the Red River, and both caused damage to nearby structures.  None of the tornadoes were as powerful, however, as the third funnel in the series–the Fargo Tornado. Continue reading “1957 Fargo Tornado”

Fargo Shanley High School After the Tornado of 1957

Fargo Shanley, 1957

Fargo Shanley High School in the aftermath of the 1957 tornado. Use the slider to toggle back and forth between then and now. Continue reading “Fargo Shanley High School After the Tornado of 1957”