Pictures from the aftermath of the 1974 Super Outbreak show widespread devastation.
This tornado over Bridgetown, Ohio, caused three deaths and 210 injuries (photo by Frank Altenau).
Bathtub impaled into ground. (Courtesy: Madison County (Alabama) EMA)
This photo was taken in Northfield by meteorologist Russ Conger, who was on shift taking the official weather observations at the NWS weather office when the tornado formed.
Xenia, Ohio (Courtesy: NWS Wilmington)
Xenia, Ohio (Courtesy: NWS Wilmington/ photo by Fred Stewart)
Newspaper page from Cumberland County, Ky.
Uprooted trees near Harvest, Ala. (Courtesy: Madison County (Alabama) EMA)
Brandenburg, Ky. (Courtesy: NWS Louisville)
This F-4 touched down in Garrard County, Ky.. It killed seven people and injured 28. This was taken from the campus of Eastern Kentucky University. The tornado was about 9 miles away from the photographer. (Photo by: Mike Schwendeman)
Only thing left of this Harvest, Ala., home is the foundation. (Courtesy: Madison County (Alabama) EMA)
Huntsville, Ala. (Courtesy: Madison County (Alabama) EMA)
This photos was taken by Willard Wise about a mile west of of Elk Horn, Ky., in Taylor County.