Remember This? Videos from the Blizzard of '78

With another historic storm expected to hit Massachusetts, here's a look back 35 years ago.

The Blizzard of 1978 has to be the most photographed and videoed winter storm in New England history. Images of stranded cars, battered coastlines and children playing in giant snowdrifts are all vivid memories of that historic storm.

As New Englanders, we commemorated the 35th anniversary of the storm earlier this week—and now Mother Nature is celebrating herself with what could be one of the biggest snowstorms in history.

As we hunker down for this storm, let’s take a look back at the Blizzard of ’78. Here are some fun videos from TV and radio broadcasts before, during and after the storm, as well as home movies on YouTube …

And other footage from the storm …

For updates and other information about the Feb. 8-9 winter storm, see Charlestown Patch's storm center.

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