Outside Lands Podcast Episode 138: Tornado House of the Sunset

The story of an extreme weather event in 1930, and what can still be seen from it on 46th Avenue.
Outside Lands San Francisco - Sep 6, 2015

Outside Lands Podcast Episode 138: Tornado House of the Sunset Outside Lands Podcast Episode 138: Tornado House of the Sunset

pictured:Tornado House, Feb 24, 1930

John Voltz' house at 46th Avenue and Ortega was hit by a tornado on February 24th, 1930. The house was repaired and exists at the same location today.
(Emiliano Echeverria/Randolph Brandt Collection)

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