Saturday, January 3, 2015

Mystery weather photo from 1915

Here's a mystery weather photo. I'm not even 100 percent sure what I'm looking at here. On the back, there is a maddeningly incomplete caption, written in pencil...

22 June 1915
Hail Storm out of

Out of where?

Somewhere in Maryland, almost certainly. There was a historic and well-documented hail storm across that state on June 22, 1915. Here are a couple tidbits:

This photo, while documenting part of the hail storm, clearly does not show any of the larger stones or worst damage from the day.

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