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

Credit: Huntington Historical Museum

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

Credit: The New York Historical Society

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

Credit: Queensborough Public Library

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

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

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

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.

Credit: J. Michael Dombroski

1978: Motorists 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

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

March 12, 1993: A motorist cleans his windshield on Route 112 and County Road 83 in Coram.

Credit: Newsday / John Keating

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

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 / 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.

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.

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: Nancy Opitz

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.


January 15, 2004: Luke Attisani, 9, and Chris Piccininni, 10 enjoy a hill in West Islip.

Credit: David Pokress

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

Credit: James Carbone

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

Credit: Ed Betz

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

Credit: Newsday / Emilio Guerra

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

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


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