1895 - Blizzard - THE STORM STILL HOVERS OVER THE UNITED STATES. IT IS SEVEREST IN THE EAST. TRAFFIC ALMOST ENTIRELY AT A STANDSTILL -- RAILROAD TRAINS BLOCKADED -- BUSINESS PARALYZED -- PEOPLE FROZEN TO DEATH AT SEVERAL PLACES...
...Detroit, Feb. 9. - Dispatches received here indicate that the storm center for the southern peninsula of Michigan is in the southwestern portion, where trains area all badly delayed by the combination of fierce winds and heavy snows. At Benton Harbor a 48 mile gale is reported. No Big Four trains have arrived since yesterday, and Chicago and Western Michigan trains are six to seven hours late. At Mainstee the cold is severe, but less wind. At Kalamazoo and Paw Paw the snow is blinding and roads are badly blocked. At Detroit and other eastern points the wind and the temperature have moderated, the mercury now being at 7 above zero...
The Delphos Daily Herald
February 9, 1895
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