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NOAA's National Weather Service (NWS) Collection
Catalog of Images

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Mount Washington Observatory. This was a Weather Service station between 1870 and 1892. It was reoccupied by an expedition during the International Polar Year of 1932-1933. It is possible that this picture was taken during preparations for the reoccupation. A record windgust of 231 mph was recorded here April 12, 1934.
Mount Washington, New Hampshire 1932?
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Mount Rose Observatory, north of Lake Tahoe, California. This observatory was used by J. E. Church, Jr., in developing techniques for snow surveys to determine water content of snow pack for flood forecasting, agricultural purposes, and industrial interests. The elevation was 10,500 feet.
Mount Rose, Nevada 1930 Circa
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Young steer after a March blizzard. Blizzard conditions are extremely hard on exposed livestock.
Rapid City, South Dakota March 4, 1966
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Livestock losses after a March blizzard. Early warnings of blizzard conditions can help avert such disasters.
South Dakota, Brookings March, 1966
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Red Cross workers search for victims buried in cars following snowfall during the Blizzard of "77." Only about 12 inches of new snow fell during this event but high winds coupled with existing snow in western New York and accumulated snow on the surface of frozen Lake Erie combined to cause major difficulties.
New York, Buffalo February, 1977
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Super snowstorm paralyzed Chicago. Calumet Expressway near 138th.
Illinois, Chicago January 26-27, 1967
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Even trains are stopped by heavy snows.
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Besides disrupting transportation, heavy ice and snow can damage utilities. Power and telephone lines sagging after heavy icestorm.
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Bending into the wind during a Midwest blizzard.
Rochester, Minnesota March 24, 1966
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Miniskirts were in style then, but not the best for a snowy, windy night. 16 inches of snow slows the frenetic pace of Manhattan.
Manhattan, New York February 10, 1969
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Standing tall on North Dakota snow A March blizzard nearly buried utility poles. Caption jokingly read "I believe there is a train under here somewhere!"
Jamestown, North Dakota March 9, 1966
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Ice left on the banks after the gorge broke. The Corps of Engineers Dredge OTTAWA noses up to the ice on the bank. In: "Monthly Weather Review," February 1918, p. 90.
Ohio, Fernbank 1918 February
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Gorged ice in front of Evansville. The winter of 1917-1918 was the coldest on record in the Ohio Valley at that time. In: "Monthly Weather Review," February 1918, p. 91.
Indiana, Evansville 1918 February 5
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Paradise Inn looking north toward the summit of Mount Rainier. In the winter of 1916-1917, 789.5 inches of snow fell at Paradise Inn. At the time of the photo , the snow was approximately 27 feet deep. In: "Monthly Weather Review," July 1918, p. 330.
Mount Rainier, Washington at 6000 feet. 1917 March
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Snow on trees at the Paradise Inn, Mount Rainier, Washington. In the winter of 1916-1917, 789.5 inches of snow fell at Paradise Inn. At the time of the photo , the snow was approximately 27 feet deep. In: "Monthly Weather Review," July 1918, p. 330.
Mount Rainier, Washington at 6000 feet. 1917 March
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Paradise Inn at the 6000 -foot level on Mount Rainier. In the winter of 1916-1917, 789.5 inches of snow fell at Paradise Inn. At the time of the photo , the snow was approximately 27 feet deep. In: "Monthly Weather Review," July 1918, p. 330.
Mount Rainier, Washington at 6000 feet. 1917 March
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Cleared tracks on the Southern Pacific Railway near Emigrant Gap. Some of the heaviest snow in North America occurs in the Sierra Nevada Mountains. In: "Monthly Weather Review," October 1919, p. 698.
California, Emigrant Gap 1917 Circa
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Cleared tracks on the Southern Pacific Railway at Blue Canyon. Some of the heaviest snow in North America occurs in the Sierra Nevada Mountains. 60 to 65 feet of snow is not uncommon in a winter season. In: "Monthly Weather Review," October 1919, p. 698.
California, Blue Canyon 1917 Circa
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Gorged ice in the Ohio River below the Southern Railway Bridge at Cincinatti. In: "Monthly Weather Review," February 1918, p. 89.
Ohio, Cincinatti 1918 January
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The Great Blizzard of March 12, 1888.
New York, New York March 12, 1888
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The Great Blizzard of March 12, 1888.
New York, New York March 12, 1888
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The Great Blizzard of March 12, 1888.
New York, New York March 12, 1888
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The Great Blizzard of March 12, 1888.
New York, New York March 12, 1888
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The Great Blizzard of March 12, 1888.
New York, New York March 12, 1888
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The Great Blizzard of March 12, 1888.
New York, New York March 12, 1888
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The Great Blizzard of March 12, 1888.
New York, New York March 12, 1888
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The Great Blizzard of March 12, 1888.
New York, New York March 12, 1888
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The Great Blizzard of March 12, 1888.
New York, New York March 12, 1888
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The Great Blizzard of March 12, 1888.
New York, New York March 12, 1888
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The Great Blizzard of March 12, 1888.
New York, New York March 12, 1888
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"Why telephone service failed." Linesmen with telephone wire covered with at least 3 inches of ice.In: "The Realm of the Air" by Charles F. Talman, 1931. Library Call Number M/0030 T151r.
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"The heavy hand of winter on trees and wires." An ice storm in Rhode Island. In: "The Realm of the Air" by Charles F. Talman, 1931. Library Call Number M/0030 T151r.
Rhode Island
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The Blizzard of '93 in northern Arkansas. Sure was a lot of snow for a southern state!
Arkansas, Bull Shoals 1993
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The outer lighthouse covered with ice on its windward side after a storm.
New York, Oswego
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Steamer GEORGE L. CRAIG coated with ice on the Great Lakes. This steamer was 390 feet long, with a 50 foot width, and a draft of 28 feet. It was built in 1903 and retained the aforementioned name until 1917. This image was obtained from an old glass lantern slide.
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Probably the town of Ephriam, Utah, around 1910. This image was obtained from an old glass lantern slide.
Utah, Ephriam
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A horse pulling a sleigh to the end of the road on the way to the Weather Bureau /Forest Service cooperative site outside of Ephriam, Utah, for snow observations. The name of the present-day college at Ephriam is Snow College for obvious reasons. This image was obtained from an old glass lantern slide.
Utah, Ephriam
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The end of horse and sleigh travel on the way to the Weather Bureau/Forest Service Cooperative site outside of Ephriam, Utah, for snow observations. The name of the present-day college at Ephriam is Snow College for obvious reasons. This image was obtained from an old glass lantern slide.
Utah, Ephriam
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The Weather Bureau observer and his wife proceeding on snow shoes to the Weather Bureau/Forest Service cooperative site outside of Ephriam, Utah, for snow observations. The name of the present-day college at Ephriam is Snow College for obvious reasons. This image was obtained from an old glass lantern slide.
Utah, Ephriam
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Weather Bureau observer and wife on snowshoes approaching the Weather Bureau/ Forest Service cooperative site outside of Ephriam, Utah, for snow observations. The name of the present-day college at Ephriam is Snow College for obvious reasons. This image was obtained from an old glass lantern slide.
Utah, Ephriam
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Weather Bureau observer holding sign identifying the meteorological station at the Weather Bureau/Forest Service site outside of Ephriam, Utah. The name of the present-day college at Ephriam is Snow College for obvious reasons. This image was obtained from an old glass lantern slide.
Utah, Ephriam
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Cover page to photo essay on "The Storm" commemorating the "Knickerbocker" storm.
Washington, D. C. 1922 January 27, 28
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Walking through the snow on New York Avenue and Fourteenth Street during the "Knickerbocker" storm.
Washington, D. C. 1922 January 27, 28
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Pennsylvania Avenue, near State, War, and Navy Building.
Washington, D. C. 1922 January 27, 28
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F Street, Washington's busiest thoroughfare during the "Knickerbocker" storm.
Washington, D. C. 1922 January 27, 28
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Scene in Lafayette Square during the "Knickerbocker" storm.
Washington, D. C. 1922 January 27, 28
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The only method of getting to work Saturday morning following the "Knickerbocker " storm.
Washington, D. C. 1922 January 27, 28
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The slippery walks were responsible for many falls during the "Knickerbocker" storm.
Washington, D. C. 1922 January 27, 28
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The Capitol steps gathered its share of snow during the "Knickerbocker" storm.
Washington, D. C. 1922 January 27, 28
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Fifteenth Street and Pennsylvania Avenue after all other means of transportation had failed during the "Knickerbocker" storm.
Washington, D. C. 1922 January 27, 28

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