During the "Great Blizzard" of 1888, this man stood next to a snow hut with the U.S. Capitol in the background, Washington, D.C.
Carts hauled snow and ice, cleared from city streets, to the East river for dumping after the blizzard of 1888.
A view of Times Square during the blizzard of 1947.
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Men attempted to clear the tracks of the Long Island Rail Road as trains in Rockaway Park were not able to move after the December storm of 1947.
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Trucks and a payloader dump snow into the frozen Schuylkill River in January 1996 as Philadelphia dug out from a blizzard.
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Snow removal crews worked to clear runways at Philadelphia International Airport after the blizzard in 2010.
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Travelers camped out on luggage turnstiles at New York's La Guardia Airport during the blizzard of 1996.
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Snow drifts surrounded an empty airline terminal at New York's JFK International Airport during the blizzard of 1996. Air traffic did not resume for three days after the storm hit.
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A photo combo shows pedestrians who fell on the icy and snowy streets of Manhattan after the storm in 2014.
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Mary Moga walked down an empty Park Avenue in Portland, Maine as a blizzard hit the area in January 2015.
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A woman in Boston shoveled snow in an attempt to clear out a car after a behemoth storm with hurricane-force winds swept through the Northeast area in 2013.
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The White House was blanketed in snow after the blizzard of 2010. The president jokingly called the storm, "Snowmageddon."
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