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A scene on Crescent Road
Knox Church minus its roof.
The Premier Elevator as it was burning.
The pictures shown here were taken by W. J. A. Stevenson who was a night operator in the C.P.R. station at the time of the cyclone. Mr. Stevenson now resides in Austin, Man.
A report on June 30th gave a partial rundown on the damage:
Fire damage - Forsythe Elevator, $160,000; Premier Plant, $200,000; Metcalfe Plant, $34,000.
Wind damage reported in the city to this date amounted to $56,000, including $12,000 to the Presbyterian Church plus $5,000 to the church's organ. Some of the other damage reports from wind:
W. P. Ritchie, Card residence, $1,500; Methodist Church, $2,800; Cockshutt Building, $5,000; Merchants Hotel, $4,500; Fairbairn Block,