The electricity was out. Phone lines were down. Trees were across the road. Cars were overturned. Homes and businesses were demolished.
It was just after 6 p.m. on April 3, 1974. Mannsville had just been hit by an F4 tornado. An F4 tornado can reach speeds of 260 mph.
Christine Gabehart was still working at Mannsville Sash and Door, a business started by her and her husband James, when someone stopped by and warned them of the approaching storm.
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