67 Years Ago, Northern California Was Hit With The Worst Blizzard In History

Snowy winters are commonplace in many regions of Northern California, especially throughout the Sierras. However, there was one winter that many longtime residents consider the worst in our state’s recent history. It was 67 years ago but this particular winter brought the worst blizzard we had ever seen, and it won’t be forgotten anytime soon. In fact, the blizzard made headlines all over the state when it trapped a passenger train in the mountains for days on end. All turned out fine, but it was an intense storm that many Northern Californians still recall vividly.

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Were you around when this awful blizzard showed itself? It’s no wonder this was considered the worst blizzard in Northern California’s history! Those photos are nuts. However, winter is still a very treasured season in our state. Just check out these 7 Awesome Places In Northern California You Must Visit This Winter to see why!