Damage Pictures from the July 4th, 1978
All Photographs on this Page Credit to Patrick C. Miller, Grand Forks, North Dakota
Tornado path through Elgin, ND, looking from west to east (bottom to top).
Tornado damage was most intense in the neighborhood near the water tower.
Some homes were completely destroyed in Elgin.
Two of the five people killed in the tornado at Elgin lived in this complex on the east side of town.
Several rural homes were destroyed along Highway 21 east of Elgin.
Cleaning Up in the Days After the Tornado