The Wyoming Blizzard of 1949 (Kobo eBook)

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A Wyoming historian shares an in-depth look at the historic storm and its devastating aftermath through the stories of those who survived.

The Blizzard of 1949 took Wyoming and neighboring states by surprise. In January of that year, snow, wind and frigid temperatures devastated the northern plains. The storm stranded hundreds of motorists on the highways and stalled nearly two dozen trains at depots throughout the state. For nearly two months, towns and ranches were marooned by enormous drifts, some reportedly eighty feet tall.

Communities pulled together to assist not only their neighbors but also anyone unable to escape the snowstorm. Drawing on meticulous research and numerous in-person interviews, author and historian James Fuller recounts these harrowing stories of tenacity and fortitude.

Product Details
ISBN-13: 9781439664902
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing
Publication Date: November 4th, 2019
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