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The Snyder, Oklahoma Tornado of 10 May 1905

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May 10, 1905 Snyder Tornado Damage Photo May 10, 1905 Snyder Tornado Damage Photo
Photo #1:  View looking to the southeast at damage which occurred in the business section of Snyder, Oklahoma during the May 10, 1905 Tornado. Photo credit: Western History Collections, University of Oklahoma Library. Used by permission via Don Burgess, NSSL and the WHC-OU Library. Photo #2:  View of people searching through the rubble of destroyed buildings in Snyder, Oklahoma after the May 10, 1905 Tornado. Photo credit: Western History Collections, University of Oklahoma Library. Used by permission via Don Burgess, NSSL and the WHC-OU Library.
May 10, 1905 Snyder Tornado Damage Photo April 2005 Building Photo
Photo #3:  View of damaged building which housed the Snyder Hotel and a dry goods store in Snyder, Oklahoma. Photo credit: Kiowa County Democrat, Snyder, OK. Photo #4:  View of building which formerly housed the Snyder Hotel and a dry goods store in Snyder, Oklahoma. Photo was taken in April 2005. Photo credit: NWS Norman, OK.

Other Photos

Snyder, Oklahoma pre-1905 Tornado Photo May 10, 1905 Snyder Tornado Damage Photo
Photo #5:  View of Main Street in Snyder, Oklahoma in the early 1900s prior to the May 10, 1905 Snyder Tornado. Photo credit: Kiowa County Democrat, Snyder, OK. Photo #6:  View of memorial tombstone dedicated to 34 unknown victims of the 10 May 1905 Snyder Tornado. The memorial was placed at the Fairlawn Cemetery near Snyder in the 1990s. Photo credit: NWS Norman, OK.
Snyder, Oklahoma Tornado Victims' Mass Grave Snyder, Oklahoma Tornado Victims' Mass Grave
Photo #5:  View of the mass grave for 34 unknown Snyder tornado victims(marked by a concrete "square" and to the right of the center tree) and memorial marker at the Fairlawn Cemetery. Photo credit: NWS Norman, OK. Photo #5:  Another view of the mass grave for 34 unknown Snyder tornado victims at the Fairlawn Cemetery. Photo credit: NWS Norman, OK.

Surface Maps -
Original U.S. Weather Bureau Daily Weather Maps

8:00 am CST May 9, 1905 U.S. Weather Burea Surface Analysis 8:00 am CST May 10, 1905 U.S. Weather Burea Surface Analysis
Map #1:  U.S. Weather Bureau Surface Analysis at 7:00 am CST (1300 UTC) on May 9, 1905. Map Credit: NOAA Central Library Data Imaging Project. Daily Weather Maps, 9 May 1905. Map #2:  U.S. Weather Bureau Surface Analysis at 7:00 am CST (1300 UTC) on May 10, 1905. Map Credit: NOAA Central Library Data Imaging Project. Daily Weather Maps, 10 May 1905.
8:00 am CST May 11, 1905 U.S. Weather Burea Surface Analysis  
Map #3:  U.S. Weather Bureau Surface Analysis at 7:00 am CST (1300 UTC) on May 11, 1905. Map Credit: NOAA Central Library Data Imaging Project. Daily Weather Maps, 11 May 1905.  

Surface Maps -
Reanalyzed U.S. Weather Bureau Daily Weather Maps

8:00 am CST May 9, 1905 U.S. Weather Burea Surface Analysis 8:00 am CST May 10, 1905 U.S. Weather Burea Surface Analysis
Map #4:  U.S. Weather Bureau Surface Analysis at 7:00 am CST (1300 UTC) on May 9, 1905. Map credit: United States Government. Army Air Forces and Weather Bureau. Historical Weather Maps: Daily Synoptic Series, Northern Hemisphere Sea Level, May 1905. Map #5:  U.S. Weather Bureau Surface Analysis at 7:00 am CST (1300 UTC) on May 10, 1905. Map credit: United States Government. Army Air Forces and Weather Bureau. Historical Weather Maps: Daily Synoptic Series, Northern Hemisphere Sea Level, May 1905.
8:00 am CST May 11, 1905 U.S. Weather Burea Surface Analysis  
Map #6:  U.S. Weather Bureau Surface Analysis at 7:00 am CST (1300 UTC) on May 11, 1905. Map credit: United States Government. Army Air Forces and Weather Bureau. Historical Weather Maps: Daily Synoptic Series, Northern Hemisphere Sea Level, May 1905.  

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