The first of 3 pictures taken on state road 32 at the east city limits of Parker City, IN looking southeast. The tornado approximately 1 1/4 mile away moving right to left at its closest point to Parker City. The bottom of the tornado was behind the tree line. The second picture (not shown) a few seconds later same direction had a windshield wiper in it, tornado appeared to possibly have multiple vortices on the ground clear of the tree line.
The third picture (not shown) looking due east after tornado had just crossed over state road 32 and after destroying Monroe Central High School on the south side of the highway. Multiple vortices suddenly appeared just as picture was taken. Photographed, submitted and experienced by Michael (Mick) Deckman, K9EKP, Parker City, IN. April 3, 1974. All clocks at the school were stopped at 3:46 pm.
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