Historical Art PhotoNews Posters Circa 1946 - 1952
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Blizzard Deluges Denver
Hell, Mich., Freezes Over
Snow & Ice
Stalled buses, automobiles and other vehicles was the order of the day in Denver when 11 inches of snow blanketed the city in the season's first big storm. Bus at left skidded clear across a main street. Right. Saturday night in downtown Denver looks more like The Deserted Village.
Mrs. Helen Collins of Hell, Michigan, finds a motor-driven snow plow a big help as she keeps the road open from the little town of 15 residents, mostly Gis, to the nearest grocery store 3 miles away, during cold wave which swept most of U.S.
Freak Weather Freezes Southwest, 8000 Stranded
25.8-Inch Snowfall Paralyzes New York
Snow On Palms Of California
Storms Destroy $9,000,000 Worth of Cattle
Scenes about the nation's biggest city as 99,000,000 tons of snow fell in worst storm on record. 1. Streets were all but impassable. 2. Fifth Ave. at 42nd St. as storm started. 3. & 4. Snowbound autos. 5. An Eskimo family feels right at home on Park Ave. 6. Pedestrians battling blizzard.
Main photo, by wire from Covina, Calif., shows how orange growers resorted to smudge pots to try and save their fruit crops when 22 degree weather hit the west coast. Inset photo from Rockport, Colo., shows how some 8000 motorists were trapped in blizzards and tornadoes over wide Southwestern area.
"North is north and south is south, and never the twain shall meet" says a famous quotation, but they met violently when sunny California received a glistening blanket of snow, the heaviest in Southern California's history, blocking highways and threatening the citrus crop. Picture above was taken at LaCanada, Calif.
Left: Pd Laramie, Wyoming, two ranchers survey the snow-covered prairie and examine the cattle and sheep (arrows) who froze to death during a blizzard which swept a wide area. Right: In Della, Utah, giant snow plows had to be used to open the road to a feeding area
The greatest snowfall since records were kept fell on the resort town of Government Camp. Oregon, on Mount Hood, and left only peaks of most two-story houses exposed. Buildings shown here are buill on ground at highway level.
Two cars (one practically obscured) move cautiously along a road near Lawrence, Kansas, during a prolonged win and sand storm. Winds of 80 miles an hours whipped the top soil into dust over and area of several thousand acres, causing heavy damage to early crops.
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Storms Force 5,000,000 Out Of Work In England
A fuel shortage, made worse by England's worst weather in 50 years, caused almost complete shut-off of power, light and heat. 1. Typical railroad scene. 2. Blizzard even hits cars inside a garage. 3. German prisoners used to clear tracks. 4. Ford plant, like thousands of others, forced to shut down.
1. Ice piled up 30 feet high in the Ohio River at Neville, Oh. 2. 2,000 tons of ice piled up at Trafford, Pa. 3. Ice jam at Cincinnati. 4. At. Brent, Ky., flood waters "beached" this wharf boat. 5. Families forced to flee flooded homes at Knoxville, Tenn. 6. Willoughby, 0., was flooded when Chagrin River overflowed.