From January 28 to February 1, 1977, Buffalo and Western New York saw record snowfall.

Some places saw 100 inches of snow.

The storm caused 23 deaths in our area alone.

Wikipedia (Public Domain)

Wikipedia (Public Domain)

Wind gusts topped 60mph on some days!

Snow fighting equipment being unloaded at Niagara Falls International Airport

Wikipedia (Public Domain)

Wikipedia (Public Domain)

Here’s the front page of the Courier-Express (which stopped printing in the early 80’s

Here’s a house almost completely covered in Tonawanda

Wikipedia/WAJWAJ (CC 3.0)

Wikipedia/WAJWAJ (CC 3.0)

Here’s a complete newscast from Channel 4 (wow… remember these guys??)

Somebody even decided to make the blizzard into a board game

This pretty much sums it up…

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