See how they had to remove snow 100 years ago

Categories: 1890s, 1900s, 1910s, Money & work, Photos & photography, Places, Winter
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Wagons removing snow after a storm in New York City (1908)

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Clearing snow off the boardwalk in Atlantic City (1915)



Loading snow onto carts in Washington DC (c1909)

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Cleaning off the streets in NYC after a blizzard (1899)

1899-Cleaning the streets in a New York blizzard


Carts bringing excess snow to the river… (1899)


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… and dumping the snow into the water (1899)

1899-Dumping snow into the river after a blizzard, New York


An old-time open-front snow plow in NYC (c1910)

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