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On This Day in Pittsburgh History: November 24, 1950

Auto, bus, and trolley traffic was brought to a standstill by a 30.5-inch snowfall — heaviest in the city’s history. Snowbanks on streets were piled as high as automobile tops. [Historic PittsburghThe Pittsburgh Press

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1956. For the Pittsburgh Sun Telegraph. [Chatham University Archives]

Frank Lloyd Wright’s Fallingwater (1936), Mill Run, Pennsylvania 

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Rachel Carson as a child in Pittsburgh, 1910s. 

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Seven Springs Mountain Resort, Champion, Pa., 1966 [Cardcow

Chatham student Jean Anne Conelly (‘50) takes a break from painting to daydream at the snow around Fickes Hall. Pittsburgh, c. 1948.

Snow scene with house, before 1930. Hew Charles Torrance. [Carnegie Museum of Art]

Frank Lloyd Wright’s Fallingwater (1936), Mill Run, Pennsylvania 

Steel Works in Winter, by Roy Hilton, Pittsburgh. Earth and Mineral Sciences Museum, Penn State University [Explore PA History]

Window display at Uptown Sales in Chambersburg, Pa., c. 1950. Manufactured by Gardner Displays in Pittsburgh, Pa. [Flickr]

On This Day in Pittsburgh History: December 11, 1944 

Thousands of Monday night Christmas shoppers were stranded Downtown by a 15-inch snowfall; all hotels were filled to capacity and lobbies were pressed into service as shelter; mills, schools, and many other activities were forced to suspend for two days. [Historic PittsburghThe Pittsburgh Press

Window display at Uptown Sales in Chambersburg, Pa., c. 1950. Manufactured by Gardner Displays in Pittsburgh, Pa. [Flickr]

On This Day in Pittsburgh History: November 24, 1950

Auto, bus, and trolley traffic was brought to a standstill by a 30.5-inch snowfall — heaviest in the city’s history. Snowbanks on streets were piled as high as automobile tops. [Historic Pittsburgh; The Pittsburgh Press

On This Day in Pittsburgh History: November 21, 1960 

Light Up Night has its first official debut at 6 p.m., and all department stores unveil their holiday displays. The previous year a smaller unofficial light-up event was launched. [WikipediaBrady Stewart