used to be elephants roaming around Tualatin. The bones now grace the Tualatin library, and a tusk and molar can be seen at the Heritage Center.
blew out to sea near Seattle. The storm lasted two hours in Tualatin and when it subsided, uprooted trees were lying across buildings and roads, power poles lay snapped in half with their live wires
sending out sparks. Several homes caught fire and the Fire Department summoned all hands to help in the emergency. Dr. Merle Pennington set up shop in the Fire Department to treat injuries. Electricity was out for a week, and since there were still some dairy farms around, cows had to be milked by hand and the milk dumped on the ground as there was no refrigeration.