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26mayAll DayKeefeton, OK F4 Tornado (1973)

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Photograph used for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: “Believed to be all that remains of the Dornan pickup demolished by the Keefeton tornado, an engine block lies in an open field in front of overturned propane gas tanks.” Photo Credit: Oklahoma Historical Society

It was an F4 tornado that quickly passed through parts of Muskogee County and the town of Keefeton, OK on May 26, 1973. Eight frame homes and four mobile homes were destroyed. 100+ more suffered some sort of major to minor damage.

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