The Cataclysm That Changed New York

Ernsberger Jr., Richard
October 2015
American History;Oct2015, Vol. 50 Issue 4, p52
The article discusses the March 1888 Great Blizzard in New York City, New York, including through referencing photographs and New York City newspaper sources. An overview of the impact that the blizzard had on efforts to develop New York City's infrastructure, including the development of a rapid transit system in the city, is provided.


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