The Great Blizzard of 1888 (March 11 – March 14, 1888) was one of the most severe recorded blizzards in the history of the USA. "The Great White Hurricane", paralyzed the East Coast, as well as the Atlantic provinces of Canada. Streets in New York City as the storm hit. Many overhead wires broke and presented a hazard to city dwellers.
These photographs are taken from a cloth-bound book called 'Images of Hungary'--that being an educated guess on the translation of the Hungarian title. Here is a taster. More of these marvelous documents of peasant life to come: