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The two kinds of occlusions seen in cross-section as shown by J. Bjerknes in: "Life Cycle of Cyclones and the Polar Front Theory of Atmospheric Circulation," p. 8, Geofysiske Publikationer, Vol III, No. 1, 1922.
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The polar front through a series of cyclones as shown by J. Bjerknes in: "Life Cycle of Cyclones and the Polar Front Theory of Atmospheric Circulation," p. 11, Geofysiske Publikationer, Vol III, No. 1, 1922.
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Early Weather Bureau logo.
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The snow brought joy to some. The "Knickerbocker" snowstorm. 97 were killed in this storm and over 200 injured, the majority in the Knicker bocker Theater.
Washington, D. C. 1922 January 27, 28
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The snow was a trifle too much for the dinky sweepers. The "Knickerbocker" snowstorm. 97 were killed in this storm and over 200 injured, the majority in the Knickerbocker Theater.
Washington, D. C. 1922 January 27, 28
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A police officer directs traffic during the "Knickerbocker" snowstorm. 97 were killed in this storm and over 200 injured, the majority in the Knicker bocker Theater.
Washington, D. C. 1922 January 27, 28
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In front of the Knickerbocker Theater immediately after it collapsed. Handwritten note below indicates that it was probably the following night. 96 were killed and 125 injured in the collapse of the theater. One other man froze to death in the storm.
Washington, D. C. 1922 January 27, 28
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Crowds watching the work of rescue at the Knickerbocker Theater. 96 were killed and 125 injured in the collapse of the theater. One other man froze to death in the storm.
Washington, D. C. 1922 January 27, 28
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View of the interior of the Knickerbocker Theater after the last body had been removed. 96 were killed and 125 injured in the collapse of the theater. One other man froze to death in the storm.
Washington, D. C. 1922 January 27, 28
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Outside walls of Knickerbocker Theater following collapse of interior. 96 were killed and 125 injured in the collapse of the theater. One other man froze to death in the storm.
Washington, D. C. 1922 January 27, 28
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Sketch of Knickerbocker Theater prior to collapse. Hand-written note below caption says, "Wholly inaccurate picture. Compare photograph on preceding page. " 96 were killed and 125 injured in the collapse of the theater. One other man froze to death in the storm.
Washington, D. C. 1922 January 27, 28
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Cover of "Handbook of Snow Removal" by Good Roads Machinery, Inc. 1926. Library Call No. M 1270 G646.
1926 ca.
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Rescuing a motor car from burial in the snow on a Long Island Highway. One kind of horsepower providing assistance to another kind. In: "Handbook of Snow Removal" by Good Roads Machinery, Inc. 1926. Library Call No. M 1270 G646.
1926 ca.
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Pennsylvania's plan is to clear a generous width. In: "Handbook of Snow Removal" by Good Roads Machinery, Inc. 1926. Library Call No. M 1270 G646.
Pennsylvania 1926 ca.
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Clearing snow from 5th Avenue, New York City. In: "Handbook of Snow Removal" by Good Roads Machinery, Inc. 1926. Library Call No. M 1270 G646.
New York, New York 1926 ca.
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An example of slopes in an area of high winds which can cause drifting. In: "Handbook of Snow Removal" by Good Roads Machinery, Inc. 1926. Library Call No. M 1270 G646.
1926 ca.
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Drifts like these increase the cost of snow removal. Prevention is the economical way. In: "Handbook of Snow Removal" by Good Roads Machinery, Inc. 1926. Library Call No. M 1270 G646.
1926 ca.
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Snow fence, properly placed, holds back the drifts from the highway, as shown here. In: "Handbook of Snow Removal" by Good Roads Machinery, Inc. 1926. Library Call No. M 1270 G646.
1926 ca.
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One of the drift-breeding locations which led Pennsylvania to invest in a million feet of snow fence. In: "Handbook of Snow Removal" by Good Roads Machinery, Inc. 1926. Library Call No. M 1270 G646.
Pennsylvania 1926 ca.
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Philadelphia Wilmington bus stalled in the evening snow. In: "Handbook of Snow Removal" by Good Roads Machinery, Inc. 1926.
Pennsylvania, Philadelphia 1926 ca.
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Fifth Avenue bus in difficulties. In: "Handbook of Snow Removal" by Good Roads Machinery, Inc. 1926.
New York, New York 1926 ca.
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When the wheels stop, the revenue stops. Contractors find it pays to equip trucks with snow plows and keep the wheels moving. Note open cab and chains on rear tires. In: "Handbook of Snow Removal" by Good Roads Machinery, Inc. 1926. Library Call No. M 1270 G646.
1926 ca.
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"Snow removal in New York City" in 'The Municipal Engineers Journal', Vol. 1, No . 5, November 1915. Street nearly impassable - snow piled on sides. Library Call No. M 1270 F 419.
New York, New York 1915 ca.
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"Snow removal in New York City" in 'The Municipal Engineers Journal', Vol. 1, No . 5, November 1915. Snow piled in center of street - an improvement over side piling where it can be used. Library Call No. M 1270 F 419.
New York, New York 1915 ca.
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"Snow removal in New York City" in 'The Municipal Engineers Journal', Vol. 1, No . 5, November 1915. Shortening truck haul by snow disposal in large sewers. Library Call No. M 1270 F 419.
New York, New York 1915 ca.
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"Snow removal in New York City" in 'The Municipal Engineers Journal', Vol. 1, No . 5, November 1915. Drag scraper for short hauls and disposal in sewers. Library Call No. M 1270 F 419.
New York, New York 1915 ca.
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"Snow removal in New York City" in 'The Municipal Engineers Journal', Vol. 1, No . 5, November 1915. Testing pan scraper capacity. Using bran instead of snow. Library Call No. M 1270 F 419.
New York, New York 1915 ca.
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"Snow removal in New York City" in 'The Municipal Engineers Journal', Vol. 1, No . 5, November 1915. Panning snow into sewers, using hand labor. Library Call No. M 1270 F 419.
New York, New York 1915 ca.
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"Snow removal in New York City" in 'The Municipal Engineers Journal', Vol. 1, No . 5, November 1915. Commercial trucks with snow plows attached. Library Call No. M 1270 F 419.
New York, New York 1915 ca.
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"Snow removal in New York City" in 'The Municipal Engineers Journal', Vol. 1, No . 5, November 1915. Easter Sunday morning (1915) on Fifth Avenue, three hours after snow storm ceased - street cleared before noon. Library Call No. M 1270 F 419.
New York, New York 1915 ca.
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"Snow removal in New York City" in 'The Municipal Engineers Journal', Vol. 1, No . 5, November 1915. Regulator for mixing hydrant water and compacted snow. Library Call No. M 1270 F 419.
New York, New York 1915 ca.
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"Snow removal in New York City" in 'The Municipal Engineers Journal', Vol. 1, No . 5, November 1915. Regulator on small pipe sewer. Library Call No. M 1270 F 419.
New York, New York 1915 ca.
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Automobile being covered by snow - Photo #1.
Germantown, Maryland 2003, February 16
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Automobile being covered by snow - Photo #2.
Germantown, Maryland 2003, February 16
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Digging out the driveway with still no place to go following a heavy snow.
Germantown, Maryland 2003, February 16
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Dog "tasting" the snowflakes as they fall during a heavy snowfall.
Germantown, Maryland 2003, February 16
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Shrubbery nearly covered by the snow.
Germantown, Maryland 2003, February 16
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Automobile being covered by snow - Photo #3.
Germantown, Maryland 2003, February 16
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Befuddled and bedraggled dog can't find yard in heavy snow.
Germantown, Maryland 2003, February 16
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Automobile being covered by snow - Photo #4.
Germantown, Maryland 2003, February 16
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Shoveling off the roof from a second floor bedroom window.
Germantown, Maryland 2003, February 17
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Shoveling off the roof from a second floor bedroom window.
Germantown, Maryland 2003, February 17
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Shoveling off the roof from a second floor bedroom window.
Germantown, Maryland 2003, February 17
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Shrubs covered by snow drifts.
Germantown, Maryland 2003, February 17
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Shrubs covered by snow drifts.
Germantown, Maryland 2003, February 17
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Shrubs covered by snow drifts.
Germantown, Maryland 2003, February 17
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Shrubs covered by snow drifts.
Germantown, Maryland 2003, February 17
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Snow!
Germantown, Maryland 2003, February 17
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Good thing we didn't need the air conditioner!
Germantown, Maryland 2003, February 17
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Playhouse turned to igloo.
Germantown, Maryland 2003, February 17

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