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The Big Snow - January 1999!





1999 started off with a BANG in Boone County with the "Big Snow."

It started snowing Friday night, January 1st, and by Saturday morning, Boone County residents were being warned to stay inside and off the roads. A snow emergency was in effect in Boone County and many other parts of the State for Saturday, and I-65 was closed from Zionsville to Chicago. Snow fall estimates varied from 8-12 inches with large drifts in many areas of the county.

Members of the System Response Team were called upon to help during the snow. The SRT V150 made medication runs into the county areas where no other vehicle could go.

Click on the small images to see a larger photo.

These photos are courtesy of Tom Garoffolo, Lebanon Police Department. Thank you, Tom!!

Abner Longley Park in Lebanon Interstate 65 from the State Road 32 Overpass
McClure's Truck Plaza at I-65 & SR-32 in Lebanon (with a Channel 8 - WISH vehicle in the distance) The Energy Plus Station on North Lebanon Street on the north side of Lebanon
SRT V150 SRT V150
SRT V150

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Last updated: 4 January 1999/tlm.
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