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Inspiring Weather Rescues and Storm Clean-ups Throughout History

It’s hard enough to get the roads cleared with all the equipment we have these days. Just imagine trying to get it done with horses, wagons, and ropes!

Snow fighting equipment being unloaded from a U.S. Air Force C-5A at Niagara Falls International Airport after the Blizzard of 1977

Snow fighting equipment being unloaded from a U.S. Air Force C-5A at Niagara Falls International Airport after the Blizzard of 1977. Via/ Wiki Commons

2010 snowstorm in Pittsburg, Pennsylvania

2010 snowstorm in Pittsburg, Pennsylvania. Via/ Flickr

Car in snow bank after blizzard, February 1978

Car in snow bank after blizzard in Boston, February 1978. Via/ Flickr

Flood of 1913, Dayton, Ohio

Flood of 1913, Dayton, Ohio – family evacuates late. Via/ NOAA Archives

Blizzard of 1966, North Dakota

Blizzard of 1966, North Dakota. Via/ Wiki Commons

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