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Chill Out: 1940

Chill Out: 1940

November 1940. "Shoveling snow. Draper, South Dakota." Medium format acetate negative by John Vachon for the Farm Security Administration. View full size.


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November, 1940

And still clearing the snow from last May.

Sign of the times

I had forgotten that stop signs used to be yellow, not red. But I have not forgotten the blizzards out in open country - it's the wind, the constant wind.

Still there (2019)

Any bets --

The next plow that comes through will throw that snow right back on the sidewalk.

I never thought I'd say this

I hope that's mold on his face and not snow!

Oh, my aching back!

Clearing snow with a short-handled shovel is a surefire way to throw your back out.

Looks like the Siege of Stalingrad

But that's still two years in the future.

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