The NOMADS parked in back of the Haleyville United Methodist Church
Our RVs in the parking lot
The team spent Friday afternoon at the Canyon
Sheer rock canyon wall
All of our rebuilding was in Hackleburg
Miss Brenda's destroyed home still sitting across the driveway
Miss Brenda's new home that the NOMADS worked on in February and March
Kitchen cabinets all finished.
A snapshot of the tornado hitting town. Nineteen people were killed in this town of 1,400.
The Sutherland home on April 27th, 2011
Their home 2 weeks after the tornado.
WEEK #1 Sutherland's new home FEMA trailer to the left, foundation of former home on right
Foundation of the former house--FEMA trailer on the left. Volunteer petunias.
Across the road, wild petunias suddenly appeared where none had been before
Steven and Scott help the NOMADS build a new deck
Art and Jo Savoy, Lynn and Ed Timmons, Sue and Arlin, Leaders Bill and Cheryl Wessels with homeowner Karen and her granddaughter
Arlin cutting the trim boards
Sue nailing on the door casing
A few storm damaged trees remain--foundation of former house seen from new house window
Work continues on the deck
Area behind the house had been heavily wooded--a few tree trunks remain.
Kitchen cabinets were salvaged from another house that had a fire.
Kitchen done--ready for appliances
FEMA trailer on the left
Underground storm celler where 8 people survived the tornado--new home to left, FEMA trailer to right
WEEK # 2 at the Quinn home. Their temporary home built from a storage shed.
New home framed by church group from Arkansas
New house was "dried In" when we arrived with our insulation and sheetrock.
One of three stacks of drywall to hang.
Bundles of insulation to be hung.
The "BEFORE" photo.
Bible verses above the doorways were written by the Arkansas volunteers.
"As for me and my house, we will serve the Lord"
Brand New NOMAD....first day on the job, putting in insulation
Harriet nails in the insulation
Tommy Quinn plays and restore pump organs.
This is an 1895 "Packard" pump organ given to him after the tornado by a friend in Missouri.
Tommy plays a song from "Phantom of the Opera"
Nancy doing "Polka Dots"
Working on the livingroom ceiling.
Arlin cuts another sheet to fit.
Arlin and Cheryl
Jim and Dennis using the drywall lieft
Alabama Governor Robert Bentley speaks at the Quinn home.
The TV cameras, reporters, and news crews record the governor's visit.
Tommy plays gospel hymns for the governor (right in grey suit)
Sue and Arlin, Tommy, Ruth Ann, and Barry Quinn, Lynn and Ed Timmons, BACK Jim and Harriet Brown, Cheryl and Bill Wessels, Nancy and Dennis Williams.
College at Phil Campbell produces "MAME"
Multi-talented Tommy Quinn (center) plays Patrick Dennis--Mame's nephew.