History with its flickering lamp stumbles along the trail of the past, trying to reconstruct its scenes, to revive its echoes, and kindle with pale gleams the passion of former days. ~Winston Churchill

02 March, 2012

Winter in Minnesota

These pictures make me cold just looking at them. Northwest Angle, Minnesota, 1950.

Walking home from a school in a blizzard. Source

A cold horse. Source

A man hauls firewood towards his house. Source

A hay mower buried in the snow. Source

A sleigh cuts across a frozen lake. Source

A horse forages for grass beneath the snow. Source

Carrying frozen laundry into the house, where apparently they'll dry fast. Source

A man in his wind sled out hunting for timber wolves. Source

Men cutting ice blocks from a frozen lake. Source

A dog swims through the snow. Source

A man pours boiling water into a pump to unfreeze it. Source

Newlyweds in the snow in front of their house. Source

Blowing snow and low sun. Source

Kids nibble at the snow up to their chins. Source

A 12 year old boy dressed for the cold. Source

A boy rides a cow towards a watering hole in the ice. Source

A lighthouse in a frozen lake. Source

1 comment:

Ana said...

1. Whoa.

2. There are some breathtakingly beautiful photographs there! The 12-year-old, the lighthouse... I might tear up from all the beauty :') .

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