THAT'S THE WAY IT WAS

- - - - - VINTAGE • IMAGES • FROM • YESTERYEAR • - - - - -
October 15, 1954: “Hazel”, a category 4 hurricane that left over a thousand people dead in Haiti, hits the United States coast between the border of North and South Carolina. In just 12 hours, Hazel raced across North Carolina, Virginia, West Virginia, Maryland, Delaware, Pennsylvania, New Jersey and New York before hitting Ontario, Canada. 113 mph wind gusts were recorded in Battery Park, the highest wind speeds ever recorded in the New York City metro area.
Hazel caused over $3 billion (2010 USD) in damages and over 1200 deaths in Haiti (1000+), Puerto Rico (9), The Bahamas (6), United States (95), and Canada (81).
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hurricane_Hazel
Photo: North Carolina 10/15/54 (Hank Walker/Time and Life Pictures)

October 15, 1954: “Hazel”, a category 4 hurricane that left over a thousand people dead in Haiti, hits the United States coast between the border of North and South Carolina. In just 12 hours, Hazel raced across North Carolina, Virginia, West Virginia, Maryland, Delaware, Pennsylvania, New Jersey and New York before hitting Ontario, Canada. 113 mph wind gusts were recorded in Battery Park, the highest wind speeds ever recorded in the New York City metro area.

Hazel caused over $3 billion (2010 USD) in damages and over 1200 deaths in Haiti (1000+), Puerto Rico (9), The Bahamas (6), United States (95), and Canada (81).

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hurricane_Hazel

Photo: North Carolina 10/15/54 (Hank Walker/Time and Life Pictures)

  1. deathvalley79 reblogged this from melancholyputaplastica
  2. devotremonde reblogged this from theeatenheart
  3. sendero-al-infierno reblogged this from yourelegy
  4. yourelegy reblogged this from theeatenheart
  5. theeatenheart reblogged this from artgods
  6. pollywayward reblogged this from grinm
  7. grinm reblogged this from hugogreene
  8. pfffffffffffffffffffffffffffffff reblogged this from thats-the-way-it-was
  9. snufkin-the-cat reblogged this from secretlyridiculous
  10. ayoxdream reblogged this from alexanduhwang
  11. alexanduhwang reblogged this from cockkkkkkkk
  12. b-i-n-d-e-s-t-r-i-c-h reblogged this from sicknesssadismandsadness
  13. sicknesssadismandsadness reblogged this from devotremonde
  14. hugogreene reblogged this from thats-the-way-it-was
  15. amik-t reblogged this from thats-the-way-it-was
  16. mixomatosiss reblogged this from thisisthehorrorshow
  17. secretlyridiculous reblogged this from thisisthehorrorshow
  18. shipwreckedlife reblogged this from thats-the-way-it-was
  19. middlenamesalice reblogged this from gpfive
  20. jango-fetish reblogged this from gpfive
  21. gpfive reblogged this from umbra-dyr
  22. governmentpropert-y reblogged this from cockkkkkkkk
  23. wipethatgrinoffyourface reblogged this from v-o-g-u-e-i-s-a-r-t
  24. faceiit reblogged this from cockkkkkkkk
  25. thereseflorian reblogged this from v-o-g-u-e-i-s-a-r-t
  26. qsycho reblogged this from cockkkkkkkk
  27. myvanactuallyhascandy reblogged this from thats-the-way-it-was
  28. oh-euridyce reblogged this from cockkkkkkkk
  29. marianaperez97 reblogged this from v-o-g-u-e-i-s-a-r-t
  30. jus-taco-bout-it reblogged this from v-o-g-u-e-i-s-a-r-t
  31. pauulovesyou reblogged this from v-o-g-u-e-i-s-a-r-t
  32. neoya reblogged this from uqf
  33. realityanddelusion reblogged this from cockkkkkkkk
  34. the-cactus-in-the-valley reblogged this from timetrades