Caught Our Eyes: A Snowy Forecast

Everyone who knows me knows I love snow. If there is even the slightest chance for a snowfall here in the D.C. area, I am always glued to the weather forecast. I study the Doppler radar, scrutinize the predictions, and listen with bated breath to every watch, warning and advisory.

It looks like my ever-dwindling patience with a nearly snow-less winter may be rewarded tomorrow. It’s always a treat to see the city transformed under a blanket of snow. While I wait for my snow of 2013 with fingers crossed, let’s look back at a few photos of Washington, D.C. snowstorms past:

[White House in snow]. Photo by Harris & Ewing, 1939. http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/hec.27953

[White House in snow]. Photo by Harris & Ewing, 1939. http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/hec.27953

Blizzard, 1/28/22. Photo by National Photo Company, 1922. http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/npcc.22635

Blizzard, 1/28/22. Photo by National Photo Company, 1922. http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/npcc.22635

Snow storm, Washington, D.C. Photo by Russell Lee, 1938. http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/fsa.8a22602

Snow storm, Washington, D.C. Photo by Russell Lee, 1938. http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/fsa.8a22602

[Market scene, Washington, D.C., snow view]. Photo by Uriah Hunt Painter, 1889. http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/cph.3c01649

[Market scene, Washington, D.C., snow view]. Photo by Uriah Hunt Painter, 1889. http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/cph.3c01649

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2 Comments

  1. Kiyohisa Tanada
    March 6, 2013 at 5:04 am

    The photograph of 1922 talks about most.
    “The people that 100 years passed” imagine it when “it will be what kind of impression to see this photograph”.

  2. Jeffrey Alan Castillo
    March 7, 2013 at 2:38 pm

    THESE are BEAUTIFUL photographs, much conGRADuLAtions TO the PAST temporal SCULPTURAL mind GLOBES of THE photoGRAPHers.

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