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Silver Horn Calendar Record

Detail Page: 1904-1905-1906


1904-05 Red Stone church built winter
This church, identified as Red Rock, was named for the Red Stone area west of Anadarko where many family members took allotments.

1905 Great cyclone summer
were killed. The National Weather Service ranks this as one of the most deadly tornadoes in U.S. history.
The fragmentary figure in this damaged drawing represents the storm-maker Red Horse. This supernatural being has the upper body of a horse and a long sinuous tail like a snake which it whips around to stir up tornadoes.

1905-06 Red Horse winter
Red Horse, the storm-maker, is shown again in this drawing. This second destructive tornado was in Mountain View. The Daily Oklahoman reported that the storm hit on November 4 and carried a detailed account of the event the following day, which it described as

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