The "Weather History of Donner Pass" is an exciting chronicle of the most extreme winter weather events that have blasted the Northern Sierra. Brutal blizzards and
lethal avalanches have taken their toll on pioneer wagon trains, passenger trains and modern-day motorists. This article contains dramatic photographs depicting the awesome power of the Sierra Storm King.
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