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The Blizzard of 2011

Posted By Barry Ritholtz On February 13, 2011 @ 9:24 am In Current Affairs,Weekend | Comments Disabled

40 insane photos of the great blizzard

1.

A car landed vertically in a snowbank in an accident involving several vehicles on Interstate 93 north of Salem, N.H. No one was injured.

2.

Diane Watry skis down Michigan Avenue as she makes her way to work.

3.

A man watches as large chunks of ice crash into the break wall at the Milwaukee Marina in Wisconsin.

4.

Hundreds of cars are seen stranded on lake Shore drive Wednesday, Feb. 2, 2011 in Chicago.

5.

Another picture of Lake Shore Drive.

6.

Snow accumulates on the driver seat of a stranded Chicago Transit bus after the door was left open during a severe winter storm on Lake Shore Drive.

7.

Another picture of the bus.

8.

Snow accumulates in a pickup truck that was stranded and left open on Lake Shore Drive.

9.

Another picture of the pickup truck on Lakeshore Drive.

10.

A dog named Muldoon waits in the snow for its owner who stopped for coffee in Vermont.

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11-40 after the jump

11.

Snow finds its way inside through a revolving in Iowa City.

12.

13.

An aerial shot of Lake Shore Drive in Chicago.

14.

I-70 near Boonville, Missouri.

15.

The

Chicago lakefront is lost in blowing snow on the second day of the storm.

16.

A dog wanders above Lake Shore Drive where dozens of vehicles were stranded in the storm.

17.

A pedestrian leaps over the median on Lake Shore Drive toward vehicles abandoned in the storm.

18.

Abandoned vehicles litter northbound Lake Shore Drive.

19.

Jacob Hansen playing ice hockey on Grand Avenue in Castleton, Indiana. (Via Indystar [1].)

20.

Mary Blake ice skates in the street in front of her home in Noblesville, Indiana. (Via Indystar [1].)

21.

Gary Phillips uses a $10.00 torch to melt the ice on a $30,000 truck in Indiana. (Via Indystar [1].)

22.

Interstate in Ohio.

23.

Interstate in Ohio.

24.

Ohio.

25.

High waves pound along a break wall near a lighthouse in Lake Michigan.

26.

A fallen tree weighed down with ice sits on Old Herhey Road in Elizabethtown, Pa.

27.

A bicyclist makes her way in Milwaukee, Wis.

28.

Cars are buried as a woman tries to clear her windshield in Milwaukee.

29.

Ice and freezing rain covers sidewalks as early-morning commuters carefully walk to the Metro-North commuter train platform in Ossining, N.Y.

30.

Grafton, Wisconsin.

31.

Grafton, Wisconsin.

32

Cedarberg, Wisconsin.

33.

Iowa City, Iowa.

34.

St. Louis, Missouri.

35.

Drifts build around an overturned tractor-trailer on westbound Interstate 44 near the Allenton, Missouri. Via STLToday [2].

36.

St. Louis, Missouri. Via STLToday [2].

37.

St. Louis. Via STLToday [2].

38.

Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

39.

Lake Michigan.

40.

Chicago.

Bonus:

Via Reddit [3].


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