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Now that we’re mostly dug out from the biggest storm in a while, it’s time for a Throwback Thursday look at the biggest storm to ever hit Evanston. Yes, sonny, the Blizzard of ’67.

Thanks to a long-time south Evanston resident who prefers to remain anonymous, we have a collection of snapshots to share from that storm that dumped 23 inches of snow on the city.

A Volkswagen, buried to its convertible roof in a snow bank.

Cars snowed in at a city parking lot on Sheridan Road north of South Boulevard.

Taking a break from an effort to clear a path.

Sheridan Road, impassable after the storm.

Bill Smith is the editor and publisher of Evanston Now.

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