Historical photos and video: Big snow of 1973

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A view of Broad Street in Augusta during a snowstorm in February 1973. (John Drummond/File)
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A snowman sits in a snow boat on Hillwood Lane off Wheeler Road on Feb.12, 1973, in Augusta. (Lee Downing/File)
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Record snowfall left enough snow to build a snow fort on Jackson Road on Feb. 13, 1973, in Augusta. (Nelson Harris/File)
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Children play in the snow Feb. 9, 1973, in Augusta.(File/Staff)
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Children play in the snow Feb.9, 1973, in Augusta. (File/Staff)
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Children play in the snow Feb. 9, 1973, in Augusta. (File/Staff)
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Children play in the snow Feb. 9, 1973, in Augusta. (File/Staff)
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Children play in the snow Feb. 9, 1973, in Augusta. (File/Staff)
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Children play in the snow Feb. 9, 1973, in Augusta. (File/Staff)
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Children play in the snow Feb. 9, 1973, in Augusta. (File/Staff)
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Children play in the snow Feb. 9, 1973, in Augusta. (File/Staff)
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A mailman picks up the mail in the snow Feb. 9, 1973, in Augusta. (File/Staff)
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Snow falls on the Hill Feb. 9, 1973, in Augusta. (File/Staff)
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Heavy snow is seen on U.S. Highway 1 on Feb. 12, 1973, in South Carolina.(Jimmy Watkins/File)
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Heavy snow is seen on U.S. Highway 1 on Feb. 12, 1973, in South Carolina.(Jimmy Watkins/File)
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Heavy snow is seen on U.S. Highway 1 on Feb. 12, 1973, in South Carolina.(Jimmy Watkins/File)
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Heavy snow is seen on U.S. Highway 1 on Feb. 12, 1973, in South Carolina.(Jimmy Watkins/File)
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A warehouse lost its roof because of the record snow Feb.11, 1973, in Augusta. (Nelson Harris/File)
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A warehouse lost its roof because of the record snow Feb.11, 1973, in Augusta. (Nelson Harris/File)
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1973 snow Thread Needle Rd., Montclair subdivision

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From Feb. 9-10, 1973, a combined accumulation of 14 inches of snow fell in Augusta.

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