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Heavy snowstorm in New York City and across the north-eastern United States

New York City, 1850s, detail
01/03/1859 to 01/04/1859
Beginning on Monday afternoon, a snowstorm, complete with high winds struck New York City and continued through the night. By the day, January 4, 1859, fourteen inches of snow had fallen in the city. Similar amounts also fell in Connecticut and Boston and New England rail companies struggled to maintain services. (By John Osborne)
Source Citation: 
"The Snow-Storm," New York Times, January 5, 1859, p. 1.

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