Genealogy Trails
Marshall County Illinois
Fires, Floods and Other Disasters


The 1857 Flood of the Illinois River  

The Hail Storm of 1869

The Violent Wind and Rain Storm of 1877

Six Bridges Washed Out in Whitefield township by Heavy Rains  (June 20, 1878)

The 1924 Flood of Marshall County

The 1942 Lacon Tornado

Photos of the 1942 Tornado and It's Destruction of Lacon, Illinois -Donated by Donald Cox

The 1942 Tornado That Devastated Lacon

Lacon Tornado Photos

The 25th Anniversary of the Storm (News Article)

Tornado Movie Shown at Theatre

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