2011-12-29 / Community

A brush with Old Man Winter

THAT WAS THEN


A solitary worker brushes snow from cars in this photo dated Jan. 11, 1984. The thermometer dipped to minus 23 degrees Fahrenheit in January 1984, and a total of 23.1 inches of snow fell during that month, according to the website weather-warehouse.com. For comparison, 9.9 inches fell in 1983 and 8.5 inches of snow fell in January 1985. The highest January snowfall recorded since 1940 was in 1987, when 53.5 inches fell, according to the website. All measurements are taken at Brunswick Naval Air Station. 
THE TIMES RECORD ARCHIVES A solitary worker brushes snow from cars in this photo dated Jan. 11, 1984. The thermometer dipped to minus 23 degrees Fahrenheit in January 1984, and a total of 23.1 inches of snow fell during that month, according to the website weather-warehouse.com. For comparison, 9.9 inches fell in 1983 and 8.5 inches of snow fell in January 1985. The highest January snowfall recorded since 1940 was in 1987, when 53.5 inches fell, according to the website. All measurements are taken at Brunswick Naval Air Station. THE TIMES RECORD ARCHIVES

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