The neighborhood digs out along East Seventh Street in Duluth on Nov. 4, 1991, after the Halloween Blizzard dropped more than 36 inches of snow on the city, snarling business and travel for days. Today is the 25th anniversary of the start of the storm. Bob King / rking@duluthnews.com

Remembering The 1991 Halloween Blizzard

Today’s News Tribune contains a bunch of stories and photos on the 25th anniversary of the 1991 Halloween Blizzard that dumped 36.9 inches of snow on Duluth. You can find that anniversary coverage here. Here are a couple┬ámore items of interest, looking back at that historic storm: YouTube user “Evil Jeffy” uploaded a video containing…
Read More

38th Anniversary Of The Wreck Of The Edmund Fitzgerald

The Edmund Fitzgerald in the Twin Ports with the tug Arkansas, circa early 1960s. (News-Tribune file photo) Other duties at work have kept me from posting many new items to the Attic in recent months, but I have to note that today – Nov. 10, 2013 – is the 38th anniversary of the wreck of…
Read More

fitzgerald4

37th Anniversary Of The Wreck Of The Edmund Fitzgerald

  The freighter Edmund Fitzgerald is guided by the tug Vermont under the Blatnik Bridge and through the opening in the Interstate Bridge, circa 1960. (News-Tribune file photo) Today – Nov. 10, 2012 – is the 37th anniversary of the wreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald in a powerful Lake Superior storm. The crew of 29,…
Read More

winter1986d

Photos Of Winter In The Twin Ports In The 1980s

Before our snow disappears in the next few days – highs may reach the 50s by next week – I thought I’d take the chance to dig through the “winter” photo files in the News Tribune Attic and post some shots from the 1980s of people having fun – or at work – in the…
Read More

Anniversary Of The 1991 Halloween Megastorm

At 11 a.m. on Monday, Nov. 4, 1991, Duluth residents continued to dig out from the storm on East Seventh Street. (Bob King / News-Tribune) NOTE: This post was compiled in 2011… This week is the 20th anniversary of the Halloween megastorm, which ranks among the most severe – if not the most severe –…
Read More