Remember This? Check Out These Videos from the Blizzard of ‘78

With another historic blizzard hitting Massachusetts, let's take a look back at the Blizzard of '78.

The Blizzard of ’78 has to be the most photographed and videoed winter storm in New England history.

Images of stranded cars, battered coastlines and children playing in giant snowdrifts are all vivid memories of that historic storm.

As New Englanders, we commemorated the 35th anniversary of the storm earlier this week – and now Mother Nature is celebrating herself with what could be one of the biggest snowstorms in history.

As we hunker down for this storm, let’s take a look back at the Blizzard of ’78. Here are some fun videos from TV and radio broadcasts before, during and after the storm, as well as home movies on YouTube…

Let’s start off with the TV news weather reports

Here’s a radio broadcast from WBZ

An old WEEI broadcast during the blizzard

Here’s a special on Channel 7 about the Blizzard of ’78 days after the storm

Here is some other footage from the storm.

One from Hamilton-Wenham

Here is raw video of the aftermath

Here’s a video of Logan Airport and Needham


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