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In this photograph, a low-flying helicopter makes either its ascent or descent behind a white building surrounded by deep snow, probably during the infamous 1960 Blizzard.

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A car dives down a road between two snowbanks that are as tall as the car itself, probably during the infamous 1960 Blizzard. The Daniel Boone Monument is visible at extreme left near the bottom of the hill. "Leo F. Sawyer 203 Appalachian St." is…

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This photograph shows a parking lot full of cars that has been buried in deep snow, probably during the infamous 1960 Blizzard. Overhead there are several bright lights. The sign on the building appears to read "DODGE PLYMOUTH." The writing on the…

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This photograph shows a parked car surrounded by nearly two feet of snow, possibly during the infamous 1960 Blizzard. In the background are tall brick buildings that appear to be part of the Appalachian State Teachers College campus.

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This photograph shows two army helicopters landed in a snowy clearing, most likely during the infamous 1960 Blizzard. "James F Carter 406 1/2 E. Howard St. Boone, N.C" is written on the back of the photo.

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This photograph shows the Gordon Taylor House covered in snow and icicles, probably during the infamous 1960 Blizzard. The snow is deep enough to cover the bottom half of the windows. On the back of the photo is written, "Gordon Taylor [House]" and…

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This blurry photograph shows a view of snow-covered mountains, probably during the infamous 1960 Blizzard. "KATHLEEN WILSON 513 W. QUEEN ST. BOONE, N.C." is written on the back of the photograph. March 1960 is printed on the border.

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This blurry photograph shows a view of snow-covered mountains, probably during the infamous 1960 Blizzard. "CONRAD YATES 510 W. QUEEN ST. Boone, N.C." is written on the back of the photograph. March 1960 is printed on the border of the photo.

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This image shows Dr. Wayne R. Richardson shoveling snow on West King Street following one of the snowfalls that made up the infamous 1960 Blizzard that paralyzed Watauga County in February and March 1960. In the distance on the hill is the Daniel…

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Reel #10 of the films in the George Flowers Collection, this undated (1960s) 8mm reel begins with footage of the Flowers family at an unidentified beach. At the 1:07 mark, the footage transitions briefly to glimpses of a significant snowstorm in…
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