Monday, September 26, 2005

Tornado damage during hurricane

Photos by Mark M. Hancock / © The Beaumont Enterprise
Dave "Bull" Bouillon (back left), Colter Bouillon (front left), 12, and Cheryl Bouillon (right) help clean Johnson's Xpress Lube in Beaumont on Monday, Sept. 26, 2005. The lube shop and car wash were destroyed during Hurricane Rita.

Glen Johnson, owner of Johnson's Xpress Lube, checks a car at the shop in Beaumont. He watched a tornado destroy his lube shop and carwash during Hurricane Rita. The tornado stopped at the end of the parking lot, jumped over a house and destroyed some trees before vanishing.

Dave "Bull" Bouillon (left) and Cheryl Bouillon (right) help recover tools at Johnson's Express Lube in Beaumont. The path of the tornado is evident by the debris at the end of the parking lot.

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