Thursday, February 25, 2010

Speaking of those every-60-years blizzards ...

http://maggiesfarm.anotherdotcom.com/

has pictures from the March 11, 1888, blizzard, as well as a link to

http://www.stamfordhistory.org/ph_0301.htm

with pictures from the same storm in Stamford, Conn.

The winters of December 1885-March 1888 were among the worst recorded in the United States, with 80 percent of cattle in Kansas and more than 50 percent of cattle in Texas frozen to death.

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