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January 22-24, 1935

Horse and wagon at Times Square (New York City).

Source: UPI/Bettmann in Kevin Ambrose, Great Blizzards of New York City, Merrifield, Virginia: Historical Enterprises, 1994, p.44.
Socialites enjoy winter. These two prominent members of Washington's social set enjoy the clear, cold aftermath of the blizzard which left the streets covered with nearly a foot of snow. Miss Evelyn Walker, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Harold Walker, is wearing the Russian-type hat. Her companion is Mrs. Eppes Hawes Preston, daughter of Former Senator and Mrs. Harry B. Hawes (Washington, DC)

Source: Library of Congress


Snowfall totals included:

Connecticut: Bridgeport: 11.5”; Colchester (2 W): 12.0”; Collinsville (1 S): 9.0”; Cream Hill: 9.0”; Falls Village: 13.0”; Hartford: 8.1”; Norwalk: 12.0”; Putnam: 13.0”; Storrs: 8.0”; and, Waterbury: 11.0”

Delaware: Dover: 12.0”; Milford (2 SE): 7.0”; and, Wilmington: 19.0”

District of Columbia: Washington: 11.3”

Maine: Bangor: 1.6”; Bar Harbor (3 NW): 8.0”; East Winthrop: 14.0”; Eustis: 17.0”; Farmington: 22.0”; Fort Fairfield (5 NE): 16.0”; Gardiner: 15.0”; Greenville: 23.0”; Houlton: 20.0”; Jackman: 13.7”; Lewiston: 19.9”; Madison: 23.0”; Middle Dam: 16.0”; Millinocket: 20.0”; Moosehead: 17.0”; North Bridgton: 18.0”; Old Town: 15.0”; Orono: 14.0”; Portland: 23.3”; Presque Isle: 11.0”; Rumford: 16.0”; The Forks: 16.0”; Waterville: 18.0”; and, Woodland: 8.0”

Maryland: Aberdeen: 13.4”; Annapolis: 17.5”; Baltimore: 11.5”; Boyds (2 NW): 12.0”; Cheltenham (1 NW): 15.0”; College Park: 11.0”; Cumberland: 5.8”; Easton: 7.0”; Elkton: 17.5”; Fallston: 14.4”; Frederick: 18.0”; Glen Dale: 10.0”; Great Falls: 12.0”; Hagerstown: 11.0”; Hancock: 3.3”; Keedysville: 12.0”; La Plata (1 W): 10.2”; Laurel (3 W): 10.7”; Luthersville: 19.0”; Mechanicville (5 NE): 10.0”; Millington (1 SE): 14.0”; Rock Hall: 14.2”; Salisbury: 4.0”; Takoma Park: 13.5”; Westernport: 11.0”; Westminster (2 SSE): 15.0”

Massachusetts: Adams: 7.0”; Ashland: 15.0”; Boston: 12.4"; Boylston: 12.8”; Brockton: 13.0”; Chesterfield: 10.0”; Clinton: 16.5”; East Gloucester: 19.0”; East Wareham: 9.0”; Egremont: 7.0”; Fall River: 12.6”; Fitchburg (4 SE): 14.0”; Framingham: 19.0”; Gardner: 13.0”; Greenfield: 8.0”; Groton: 21.0”; Hatchville: Trace; Heath: 5.0”; Holyoke: 10.0”; Hubbardston: 14.0”; Hyannis: 8.5” Ipswich: 12.5”; Jefferson: 13.5”; Kenoza Lake: 15.8”; Lake Cochituate: 18.0”; Leominster: 12.5”; Lowell: 18.0”; Middleboro: 11.5”; Middleton: 15.0”; Milford: 12.0”; Millbury: 12.0”; Milton: 16.0”; New Bedford: 8.5”; Newburyport: 16.0”; Pembroke: 18.0”; Peru: 13.5”; Pittsfield: 6.0”; Plainfield: 11.5”; Plymouth-Kingston: 9.0”; Provincetown (3 NW): 25.2”; Shelburne Falls: 8.0”; South Egremont: 7.0”; Spot Pond: 18.0”; Springfield: 15.0”; Sterling: 10.0”; Stockbridge: 9.0”; Swampscott: 15.0”; Taunton: 10.0”; Turners Falls: 8.0”; West Otis: 8.5”; Eston: 13.0”; Williamstown: 6.0”; Winchendon: 12.0”; and, Worcester: 11.8”

New Hampshire: Berlin: 11.5”; Concord: 14.3”; Durham: 12.5”; Glencliff: 6.0”; Hanover: 5.3”; Keene: 8.5”; Lancaster: 8.0”; Lincoln: 6.3”; Littleton: 6.0”; Manchester: 16.3”; Pinkham Notch: 12.0”; Plymouth: 6.0”; West Lebanon: 4.0”; Wolfeboro Falls: 14.5”; and, York Pond: 12.3”

New Jersey: Atlantic City: 5.2”; Belvidere: 9.0”; Bridgeton (1 NE): 13.0”; Camden: 17.0”; Culvers Lake: 2.2”; Dover: 6.5”; Elizabeth: 12.5”; Flemington (5 NNW): 11.0”; Hammonton (1 NE): 15.2”; Hightstown (2 W): 17.0”; Indian Mills (2 W): 17.0”; Jersey City: 18.5”; Lambertville: 14.0”; Layton (3 NW): 4.5”; Little Falls: 7.1”; Long Branch-Oakhurst: 20.5”; Long Valley: 8.0”; Moorestown: 16.0”; New Brunswick: 13.0”; Newark: 10.0”; Northfield: 4.5”; Paterson: 5.0”; Pemberton: 14.0”; Phillipsburg: 6.5”; Plainfield: 17.9”; Ridgefield: 18.8”; Roebling: 14.0”; Somerville (4 NW): 11.0”; Sussex (1 NW): 6.6”; Trenton: 12.8”; and, Tuckerton (2 NE): 7.0”

New York: Albany: 2.8”; Bedford Hills: 15.7”; Bridgehampton: 12.7”; Carmel: 8.0”; Cortland: Trace; Cutchogue: 11.0”; Flushing (Queens): 17.0”; Honk Falls: 4.0”; Ithaca: Trace; Mount Vernon: 17.9”; New York City: 18.1”; Port Jervis: 9.0”; Poughkeepsie: 6.5”; Scarsdale: 18.0”; Setauket: 17.4”; Wappingers Falls: 8.0”; and, West Point: 8.0”

Pennsylvania: Allentown: 6.0”; Ardmore: 15.5”; Bakers Summit: 1.5”; Beaver Dam: 2.5”; Bedford: 5.0”; Bethlehem: 7.5”; Buffalo Mills: 4.5”; Butler: 2.0”; Carlisle: 8.0”; Chambersburg (1 ESE): 11.6”; Clairton: 3.2”; Claysville (3 W): 2.5”; Colebrook: 9.7”; Connellsville: 1.0”; Conshohocken: 17.0”; Corry: 2.0”; Doylestown: 10.0”; East Stroudsburg: 3.2”; Ebensburg: Trace; Ephrata: 12.4”; Franklin: 2.0”; Freeland: 7.0”; Gouldsboro: 5.5”; Graterford: 16.0”; Hanover: 10.0”; Harrisburg: 7.8”; Hawley (1 E): 6.2”; Hawley (4 SW): 11.0”; Hollisterville: 7.0”; Holtwood: 17.0” Irwin: 2.0”; Jim Thorpe: 3.0”; Johnstown: 1.1”; Lancaster (2 NE): 12.0”; Lansford: 5.0”; Latrobe: 1.0”; Lebanon (4 WNW): 13.0”; Marcus Hook: 13.5”; Matamoras: 5.0”; Mifflintown: 1.3”; Neshaminy Falls: 11.8”; New Park: 14.0”; Philadelphia: 16.7”; Phoenixville (1 E): 14.0”; Pine Grove (1 NE): 8.0”; Pittsburgh: 2.5”; Pottstown: 15.0”; Pottsville: 6.7”; Quakertown: 11.5”; Reading: 14.7”; Scranton: 7.0”; Shippensburg: 7.5”; Snow Hill: 3.5”; Spring Grove: 10.0”; State College: 0.5”; Tobyhanna: 7.0”; Uniontown (1 NE): 4.0”; West Chester (2 NW): 16.0”; West Newton: 2.5”; Wilkes Barre: 6.2”; Williamsport: 0.3”;  York (3 SSW): 10.5”; and, Zionsville (3 ESE): 13.0”

Rhode Island: Kingston: 5.2”; Pawtucket: 11.5”; and, Providence: 11.7”


Downtown Wakefield, Massachusetts (Image from the Wakefield Municipal Gas and Light Department annual calendar, 1992; Photo courtesy of Bourdon Studios)

Source: NOBLE Digital Heritage