Great Blizzard of 1888

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Great Blizzard of 1888 - to drift Tbo wind has packed it hard, and Brook...
to drift Tbo wind has packed it hard, and Brook - lynites are able to look out of thoir ieo bound windows oa a truly Arctic scone. Tboro are mountains of suow on tlio streots; it rises to tlio Eccond stories of houses lu sido streets, and tho men who are burrowing In it with shovels look like ants toiling among their mounds. It la not lmprobablo that tboro will bo loss of lifo revealed When the bank molt away, flow tho railroads will get their tracks cloar is a problem sufil - ciontry hard to discourage tho most energet ic mind. Thoro is no place to put the snow on .streets of ordinary width except to pilo it up ton feel high against store (routs on either side, uud tho store keepers naturally object to this.

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  1. The Brooklyn Daily Eagle,
  2. 13 Mar 1888, Tue,
  3. Page 4

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