“A Deadly Wind,” John Dodge’s new book about the Columbus Day Storm, has on its cover a photo of the collapse of the Campbell Hall bell tower at the Oregon College of Education, now Western Oregon University, in Monmouth, Oregon, north of Corvallis. (Oregon State University Press)

“A Deadly Wind,” John Dodge’s new book about the Columbus Day Storm, has on its cover a photo of the collapse of the Campbell Hall bell tower at the Oregon College of Education, now Western Oregon University, in Monmouth, Oregon, north of Corvallis. (Oregon State University Press)

Columbus Day Storm revisited in new book, ‘A Deadly Wind’

Author and people here remember Oct. 12, 1962, when a big blow born of a typhoon claimed 46 lives.

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