70 Years Ago


January 31, 2019

While perusing the Montana Historical Society’s excellent quarterly publication, we came across an article about the terrible weather across much of the West and Northern Plains in 1949. Looking back through early 1949 issues of the Examiner, we discovered articles on the storms and how the winter was dealt with by the local populace. We will include snippets from that time period over the next few weeks.

January 21, 1949

Three Blizzards Since Christmas Holidays Are Responsible for Hardest Winter Since Heavy Snows of 1935-1936 Winter

The much-advertised blizzard that was forecast for Mon...

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