These photographs show residents of Sunset Park digging their way through the aftermath of the storied Blizzard of 1947, when just over 26 inches of snow fell on the city over the course of two days.
It makes the 5 to 10 inches forecasted here seem manageable by comparison. Learn more about how Brooklynites handled brutal blizzards of the white stuff in the past two centuries on our Brooklynology blog, and see more photographs of the Blizzard of ‘47 in our catalog.
Dear Mr. Octopus:
It’s like he has Christmas lights strung around him for decoration aww
i put my headphones into the microphone jack by accident and i was like “oops wrong hole” and i laughed for 78 minutes