Great Blizzard of 1888

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Great Blizzard of 1888 - or store The drifts that lined the north sides...
or store The drifts that lined the north sides of tho cross streets and tho west sides of tho avenues wore In many plnoes llvo nnd six feet high Areas werefilled up and their railIngs covered while stoops wore hidden under white mounds The efforts of the shovel brigade that was early put to work soon cut narrow paths along those sidewalks The drifts rose higher under the contributions of these workers who piled the many cublo yards thus removed upon the tops of the huge drifts at the curbs In many places this resulted In huge white heaps that to the crossbars of the reached lampposts On the other tides of the streets

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  1. The Sun,
  2. 14 Mar 1888, Wed,
  3. Page 1

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