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Office of the Weather Bureau at Johns Hopkins University In: Outline of the Present Knowledge of Meteorology and Climatology of Maryland by F. J. Walz. In: Maryland Weather Service, Johns Hopkins Press, Baltimore, 1899. Volume I. Page 422.
Maryland, Baltimore 1899 Ca.
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Roof of Weather Bureau building showing instruments at Johns Hopkins University In: Outline of the Present Knowledge of Meteorology and Climatology of Maryland by F. J. Walz. In: Maryland Weather Service, Johns Hopkins Press, Baltimore, 1899. Volume I. Page 428.
Maryland, Baltimore 1899 Ca.
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Interior of Weather Bureau office at Johns Hopkins University In: Outline of the Present Knowledge of Meteorology and Climatology of Maryland by F. J. Walz. In: Maryland Weather Service, Johns Hopkins Press, Baltimore, 1899. Volume I. Page 428.
Maryland, Baltimore 1899 Ca.
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U. S. Weather Bureau Office, 532 North Howard Street, Baltimore. In: Outline of the Present Knowledge of Meteorology and Climatology of Maryland by F. J. Walz. In: Maryland Weather Service, Johns Hopkins Press, Baltimore, 1899. Volume II. Page 300.
1899 Ca.
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Robinson's Anemometer, a cup anemometer used to measure wind speed. In: A Treatise on Meteorology by Elias Loomis. New York, Harper & Brothers, 1880. Figure 31, page 68. Call Number QC 861 .L66 1880.
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A simple weather station with shelter, rain gauge, and thermometers.
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This Army Signal Service weather station was erected on Cape Mendocino, the westernmost point of the contiguous United States. Bracing was added to the building as added security to protect it from the high winds common at this location.
California, Cape Mendocino area 1888
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United States Weather Bureau Station, Observatory Type, at Peoria, Illinois. In: "Meteorology" by Charles F. Talman, 1922. P. 320.
Peoria, Illinois 1920 Ca.
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Manila Observatory - Headquarters of the Philippine Weather Bureau. In: "Meteorology" by Charles F. Talman, 1922. P. 321.
Manila, Philippine Islands 1920 Ca.
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The power house and balloon shed at Mount Weather. In: "Yearbook of the United States Department of Agriculture. 1906." 1907, p. 122.
Mount Weather, Virginia
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Hergesell balloon meteorograph in protecting basket. In: "Yearbook of the United States Department of Agriculture. 1906." 1907, p. 122.
Mount Weather, Virginia
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Marvin kite meteorograph with anemometer. In: "Yearbook of the United States Department of Agriculture. 1906." 1907, p. 122.
Mount Weather, Virginia
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Marvin meteorograph with record. In: "Yearbook of the United States Department of Agriculture. 1906." 1907, p. 122.
Mount Weather, Virginia
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Interior of magnetic observatory at Mount Weather showing declinometer and theodolite. In: "Yearbook of the United States Department of Agriculture. 1906." 1907, p. 122.
Mount Weather, Virginia
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Interior of magnetic observatory at Mount Weather showing magnetometer and indicator. In: "Yearbook of the United States Department of Agriculture. 1906." 1907, p. 122.
Mount Weather, Virginia
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French balloon meteorograph. In: "Yearbook of the United States Department of Agriculture. 1906." 1907, p. 122.
Mount Weather, Virginia
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The administration building at the Mount Weather Observatory. In: "Yearbook of the United States Department of Agriculture. 1906." 1907, p. 122.
Mount Weather, Virginia
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Magnetic observatory buildings at Mount Weather Observatory. In: "Yearbook of the United States Department of Agriculture. 1906." 1907, p. 122.
Mount Weather, Virginia
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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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