Tornado of 1906 - Briggs, Texas

April 12, 1906, Briggs was struck by a devastating tornado. The following pictures are courtesy of Mr. Jimmy Williams who says these photos were taken by his grandfather Josepth (Joe) Williams of Oakalla, Texas. They were scanned from the original 5x7 glass negatives. (Thanks for sharing these Mr. Williams)

The following notes on this photo courtesy of Marvalene (West) Samuel. Henry Williams sitting, J.M. West (Marvalene's father) on horse, Fred Reavis, Hill DeWolf on horse. Tom Hall's store building standing, Ireland Joseph's house demolished.
Information Courtesy of Richard Denney