A Broadway residence after cyclone, Rochester.

A Broadway residence after cyclone, Rochester.

A Broadway residence after cyclone, Rochester.

Aftermath of cyclone, Rochester.

Aftermath of cyclone, Rochester.

Aftermath of cyclone, Rochester. Photo by Elmer & Tenney, August 21, 1883.

Straws driven into wood, Rochester cyclone.

Straws driven into wood, Rochester cyclone.

Straws driven into wood, Rochester cyclone. Photo by J. C. Cook, August 21, 1883.

Ruins of Weber's residence after cyclone, Rochester.

Ruins of Weber's residence after cyclone, Rochester.

Ruins of Weber's residence after cyclone, Rochester. Stereograph by J. C. Cook, August 21, 1883.

Cyclone damage, Rochester.

Cyclone damage, Rochester.

Cyclone damage, Rochester. Stereograph by Charles E. Tenney, August 21, 1883.

Rochester cyclone.

Rochester cyclone.

Rochester cyclone. Photo by Charles A. Tenney, August 21, 1883.

Elevator after cyclone, Rochester.

Elevator after cyclone, Rochester.

Elevator after cyclone, Rochester. Photographed by Elmer & Tenney, August 21, 1883.

Cole's Mill after cyclone, Rochester.

Cole's Mill after cyclone, Rochester.

Cole's Mill after cyclone, Rochester. Photographed by Elmer & Tenney, August 21, 1883. At Cole's Mill, eight cars of flour were overturned, the west end of the mill was blown in, machinery was blown about, and the roof was blown off.

Rochester Cyclone, 1883

A devastating cyclone hit Rochester on August 21, 1883. It killed dozens of people and injured many more, but emergency health services in the tornado's aftermath also led to the eventual creation of the Mayo Clinic.

Filling station designed by Frank Lloyd Wright, Cloquet.

Filling station designed by Frank Lloyd Wright, Cloquet

Filling Station designed by Frank Lloyd Wright, Cloquet. 1960. Photographer: Becker, Eugene Debs.

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