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Tornado Demolishes 84 Lumberyard

84 Lumber’s yard in Dayton, Oh., was destroyed by an EF2 tornado on Memorial Day.

84 Lumber’s yard in Dayton, Oh., was destroyed by an EF2 tornado on Memorial Day.

With winds of 125 mph, the twister was one of a string of tornados that touched down in the area May 26 and into the morning of May 27. The heavy storms severely damaged or destroyed numerous business and about 30 homes.

526 Media Group

Publisher of two monthly magazines for LBM dealers and distributors—The Merchant Magazine, founded in 1922 to serve the western U.S., and Building Products Digest, formed in 1982 to serve east of the Rockies.

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