Check out pictures from Long Island snowstorms from as far back as 1888.

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Huntington, 1888: Snow covered the corner of Stewart Avenue and Main Street.

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Manhattan, March 1888: A grocery store on West 11th Street was damaged in this storm.

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Rockaway, March 1888: The Long Island Rail Road struggles to operate during this blizzard.

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New Hyde Park, 1930s: This blizzard brought LIRR service to a standstill.

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Hempstead, Dec. 26, 1947: A Long Islander struggles to move her car along Main Street.

Credit: Newsday / Bill Sullivan

February 16, 1958: Workers remove snow along Main Street in Huntington.

Credit: Newsday / James O'Rourke

December 13, 1960: Kids sled down Semon Road in Huntington on a snow day.

Credit: Newsday / Dick Morseman

December 12, 1960: Traffic is stalled on the entrance to the Meadowbrook Parkway and Hempstead Turnpike after a snow storm.

Credit: Newsday / Max Heine

March 3, 1960: Cows graze outside during a snow storm near the corner of Rte 25 and 25A in Smithtown.

Credit: Newsday / James O'Rourke

March 3, 1960: The streets of Hempstead were at a standstill during a snow storm.

Credit: Newsday / Jim Nightingale

January 14, 1964: Cars sit in snow drifts at a lot on Hempstead Turnpike in Levittown.

Credit: Newsday / Dick Morseman

January 13, 1964: A car is covered by snow drifts on Hempstead Turnpike in Levittown.

Credit: Newsday / Ike Eichorn

January 14, 1964:Stalled cars sit in snow on the Northern State Parkway looking east from the Broadway Hicksville overpass.

Credit: Newsday / Bob Luckey

January 25, 1965:A man trudges through snow and slush on Main Street in Hempstead.

Credit: Newsday / Stan Wolfson

January 9, 1974:A Nassau County patrolman and two commuters push a panel truck out of the snow and back onto the Long Island Expressway in Old Westbury.

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Jan. 14, 1977: Main Street in Hempstead as seen during a winter snowstorm.

Credit: J. Michael Dombroski

1978: Motorists were stranded in the eastbound lane of the Long Island Expressway at Exit 49 in Melville.

Credit: Newsday / Thomas R. Koeniges

March 5, 1981:Commuters clear snow from their cars at the Smithtown LIRR station.

Credit: Newsday / Karen Wiles

March 5, 1981:Allison Becker, 4, enjoys the swing in her backyard in Bellerose.

Credit: Newsday / Karen Wiles

February 12, 1983:Shoppers trudge through the snow with their groceries on Jericho Turnpike in Bellerose.

Credit: Newsday / Ari Mintz

February 12, 1983:Newsday carrier Parry Vienna, 15, of Huntington Station, breaks through a snow bank to demonstrate her delivery technique.

Credit: Newsday / Audrey C. Tiernan

February 12, 1983:An intrepid jogger waves to the camera in Roslyn Heights after a blizzard.

Credit: Newsday / Ari Mintz

January 20, 1985:Youngsters sled downhill at Eisenhower Park in East Meadow.

Credit: Newsday / Thomas R. Koeniges

On March 12, 1993: Colleen Murphy of West Islip is helped by her limo driver on the way to her wedding to James Tapia at St. Joseph's Church in Babylon.

Credit: Newsday / George Argeroplos

On March 12, 1993:During the storm, a motorist cleans his windshield on Route 112 and County Road 83 in Coram.

Credit: Newsday / John Keating

On March 12, 1993: Stranded motorists work to free their cars from the snow on the exit ramp from Sunrise Highway to Brentwood Avenue.

Credit: Newsday / Don Jacobsen

On March 12, 1993:Three men help to extricate a subcompact car from the ice and snow along Bethpage Road near Susan Street in Hicksville.

Credit: Newsday / Don Jacobsen

On March 12, 1993:Several people help dig out a car that was snowed in just off North Wantagh Avenue in Bethpage.

Credit: Newsday / Don Jacobsen

March 12, 1993:Residents of Bethpage Road in Hicksville dig their cars out of the ice and snow.

Credit: Newsday / Dick Kraus

March 15, 1993:Bob Olenuk, the sexton at St. Paul's United Methodist Church in Northport, chops ice with an ax to clear the walk in front of one of the church's buildings..

Credit: Newsday / George Argeroplos

March 14, 1993:LILCO lineman John Keegans works on one of the seven downed poles on Hospital Road in Patchogue.

Credit: Newsday / Ken Spencer

March 14, 1993:Joan and Ernest Schultz work to make a path in the middle of Sheep Lane in Lattingtown. Their driveway was just beyond the area which had been plowed, so they had to use a snowblower and shovel to clear a way to the road.

Credit: Newsday / Ken Spencer

March 14, 1993:John Waldman of Sea Cliff looks at the damage to his car after a huge tree fell in his yard on March 14, 1993.

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December 5, 2003:A pedestrian crosses the Brooklyn Bridge during the afternoon of the snowstorm.


Dec. 6, 2003:A group of people cross a slush-filled street in the Crown Heights neighborhood of Brooklyn, New York, after the first major snow storm of the season brought blustery winds, rain, and sleet to the region.


January 15, 2004:Luke Attisani, 9, and Chris Piccininni, 10 (rear) enjoy a hill in West Islip during a storm storm.

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Kings Park, Dec. 20, 2009: Chris Wolf clears the snow off the roof of his Saber Drive home.

Credit: James Carbone

Coram, Dec. 20, 2009: Abilio Oliveira uses a snowblower to clear away deep snow on Barone Drive.

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Central Islip, Dec. 20, 2009: Shahhan Raheel helps dig out his parents' car.

Credit: Newsday / Emilio Guerra

Melville, Dec. 27, 2010: An SUV is stuck on a guardrail on Route 110 in Melville after a storm that slammed the region the day after Christmas.

Credit: Newsday / Thomas A. Ferrara

Center Moriches, Dec. 28, 2010: A payloader moves snow from a church's parking lot.

Credit: Newsday/John Paraskevas

March 5, 2015:Dennis Palmer digs out his driveway on South St. in Port Jefferson following the snow storm on Thursday.

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