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Valley Rewind: 1936 snow in Black Mountain

Todd Runkle
Black Mountain News
This photograph, thought to be taken after a March 17, 1936, snowstorm, looks west down State Street in Black Mountain

This shot from the Swannanoa Valley Museum & History Center's historic photograph collection is thought to have been taken during the blizzard that hit western North Carolina on March 17, 1936. Snowdrifts up to 8 feet high buried parked cars and caused hazardous driving conditions. This photograph looks west down State Street in Black Mountain.