New Rockford Transcript - Official Newspaper of Eddy County since 1883

By Rachel Brazil
Eddy County Museum and Historical Society 

Archival Anecdotes: Snow Days


January 6, 2020

New Rockford shoppers and shop owners line the sidewalks just days after a massive blizzard. Note the size of the snow pack at the right side of the photo. Photo dated 1902.

Snow in winter is just part of living in North Dakota, you think we'd be used to it by now. Still each time the fluffy white stuff accumulates, we find ourselves begrudgingly getting out the snow blowers and facing the temperatures to move snow.

This photograph depicts a snapshot of winter life in the early 1900s in New Rockord. But to be honest, the photo I would love to see would show just...

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