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Published by Olmem, Distributed by S.A. Pearl in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Washington (D.C.)

Subjects:

  • Knickerbocker Theater (Washington, D.C.),
  • Washington (D.C.) -- Pictorial works.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes views of the Knickerbocker Theater after the roof had collapsed.

Statementby Martin A. Olmem.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsF199 .O5
The Physical Object
Pagination[28] p. :
Number of Pages28
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6641488M
LC Control Number22003192
OCLC/WorldCa11635166

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The storm, Washington, D.C., Jan. 27, 28, by Martin A. Olmem, , Olmem, Distributed by S.A. Pearl edition, in EnglishPages: The storm, Washington, D.C., Jan. 27, 28, by Martin A. Olmem, unknown edition.   ”A Stunned Silence Fell Over the Scene” But this storm brought about a catastrophe that would make it much more than “but a memory.” Shortly after pm on Saturday, Janu , the roof of one of the city’s most popular movie houses gave way under the weight of over two feet of snow. Buy The storm, Washington, D.C., Jan. 27, 28, by Martin A Olmem (ISBN:) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible : Martin A Olmem.

The highest single storm total snowfall in Washington D.C. was logged on Janu when 2 and 1/2 feet fell. The storm has since been known as the Knickerbocker Snowstorm. The powerful windstorm of Janu was a major event, especially for the Washington coast and in the Olympic storm was big enough that its memory has survived in some circles up to the present. For example, based on my experience with the Washington Department of Natural Resources, many of the forest blowdown regions from the gale have been mapped out and turn . On Janu , an Inaugural Day storm with winds topping 94 mph ravages Puget Sound. Six people die and hundreds of thousands lose electric power for days. Only the Columbus Day storm of exceeds the violence of this event.   While the nation's capital has endured plenty of nor'easters, one of the most devastating and most famous is the Knickerbocker Storm of Although it’s been about years, this winter storm is the stuff of legends. Washington, D.C., was blanketed with a record-breaking 28 inches of snow from Jan.

The Knickerbocker Storm. On January 27 , Washington, D.C., was hit with 28 inches of snow, the most the capital has ever received in one blizzard. Bringing moist air from the south, the storm was blocked by a northern system and stalled over D.C. before heading out to sea.   The president returned to Washington, D.C. on August 27 th, and the rebuilding of the nation’s capital began. The White House in Washington DC According to the White House Historical Association, some exterior walls of the White House remained, and President Madison decided to rebuild it in the same spot despite opposition from some Congressmen.   Washington, D.C., was blanketed with a record-breaking 28 inches of snow from Jan. The massive amount of snow caused the roof of the capital's largest movie theater, the Knickerbocker, to. Janu Exactly years after the Washington and Jefferson Storm came the deepest snow of this century to hit parts of Virginia. This storm is listed as the record. A band of heavy snow stretched across Richmond (19 inches), Washington, DC (28 inches), .