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NOAA Photo Library Image - wea00965

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.

Image ID: wea00965, NOAA's National Weather Service (NWS) Collection
Location: California, Blue Canyon
Photo Date: 1917 Circa

Category: Monsters/Winter Storm/Snow/

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