Let It Snow

Following the first snowfall in the Twin Cities yesterday evening, I remembered that I have encountered several snowy scenes while working with the glass plate negatives in the Bell Museum collection. Here are some selected snow scenes to help sensitize you to the season that is upon us…


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– “On morning of May 17, 1915 at Minneapolis following a severe blizzard and snowstorm during previous evening and night, melted quickly and was all gone by afternoon. Killed all early blooming plants and trees and all garden plants,” – Thos. S. Roberts

Snow laden Spruce between Two Harbors and Hibbing, January 3, 1901