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Found in WSLS-TV (Roanoke, VA) News Film Collection, 1951 to 1971 1955 March

Norton, Va., Storm Wreaks Havoc

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The WSLS-TV News Film Collection, 1951-1971, comprises anchor scripts and 16mm news film created by Roanoke, Va., television station WSLS. A grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities funded the preservation and digitization of this collection.

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2 min., 22 sec.
On some storefronts in downtown Norton, Va., tarpaulins hang in front of windows broken during a storm. Snow-covered debris litters a hillside, and onlookers congregate at the side of the road. Continued footage of the storm's destruction includes a damaged Wise County school bus and the obliterated remains of some structure.
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