History of the West Park Neighborhood
Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio


Photographs of 1953 Tornado Damage

West 95th Street area

Cleveland, Ohio
near Lorain Avenue - Denison Avenue area


All snapshots are by the coutesy of Dolores Cannon Klafta


 



Dolores Cannon in front of her home at 3165 West 95th Street, looking north. The building in the right background is the Lang Funeral Home and Furniture Store at the corner of Lorain Avenue

Dolores Cannon Klafta: "The car was my father's pride and joy.  When the wind started blowing he moved it to this spot as a precaution.  I don't remember if it was a tree branch or a piece of furniture from Lang's store that hit it. Furniture came sailing down the street like a scene out of 'The Wizard of Oz.' Ironically the spot my father moved the car from was untouched. "


sisters

R to L: Sisters Dolores & Dianne Cannon, and a neighbor friend.

Lorain-Denison

Damage in the Lorain-Denison Avenue area in the vicinity of West 95th Street.



Damage in the Lorain-Denison Avenue area in the vicinity of West 95th Street.



Damage in the Lorain-Denison Avenue area in the vicinity of West 95th Street.



Damage in the Lorain-Denison Avenue area in the vicinity of West 95th Street.



Dolores Cannon. West 95th Street between Lorain and Denison Avenues.



Buried under tornado debris, this car is in the the vicinity of West 95th Street
between Lorain and Denison Avenues.


Snapshots of damage on Summerland Avenue.


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Created by: Charles C. Chaney
14 June 2014