Blizzard Blasts From the Past
As what is predicted to be a record-breaking blizzard bears down on Washington and residents prepare for a potential one to two feet of snow, we combed through the Roll Call photo archives to see how Washington has handled being covered in snow in years past.
Some of these photos’ subjects and dates can’t be pinpointed, but, they provide an encouraging picture of the city weathering and surviving and even having fun in previous storms, which we will begin to do again in this one.
Capitol Hill police have been criticized for being Grinches toward Recent controversy has centered on sledding on the Hill, but photo evidence shows both skiing and sledding in previous decades, including by members of Congress.
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