Tornado damage pictures from Michael Schmidt’s farms in Durham Ontario

Finally power and internet access have been restored to the point where it was possible for raw milk farmer Michael Schmidt to transmit these photos from the scene of tornado destruction around Glencolton Farms in Durham Ontario:

Once a beautiful barn... now after the tornado, its just a shambles of its former self

Once a beautiful barn... now after the tornado, it's just a shambles.

 

Destroyed barn scattered for miles.

Remnants of destroyed barn scattered for miles.

Uprooted tree. Thats Michael Schmidt standing beside it to give some idea of scale.

Uprooted tree. That's Michael Schmidt standing beside it to give some idea of scale.

Glencolton Farms hayfields, after the tornado passed.

Glencolton Farms' hayfields, after the tornado passed.

Branches scattered all over the pasture lands.

Branches scattered all over the pasture lands.

Crumbled roofing from a neighbours barn litters the field.

Crumpled roofing from a neighbour's barn litters the field.

More uprooted trees from near where the young cattle used to graze.

More uprooted trees from near where the young cattle used to graze.

Hydro crews working to restore power.

Hydro crews working to restore power.

This neighbour was not so fortunate -- house and barn destroyed.

This neighbour was not so fortunate -- house and barn destroyed.

Cleanup effort begins...

Cleanup effort begins...

Light at the end of the tunnel, beauty amid the carnage...

Light at the end of the tunnel, beauty amid the carnage...

See our earlier post on the Glencolton Farms tornado damage for further details.

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