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Cold with snow


If I remember correctly, 1935-36, the year Camp Needmore was being built by the Civilian Conservation Corps, (CCC), February was a cold and very snowy month. In fact it was the coldest February on record, a miserable month where their bulldozer was kept running 24 hours a day, to avoid its freezing up.

In September of 1935, a snow storm closed highways across the state. The whole year of 1936 was colder and snowier than usual. Records were set.

We haven’t set any records this year, but that doesn’t warm anything. We’ve been cold and colder, with temperature readings long distances below zero T...

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