5 1/2 pound hailstone found at Pipestone.

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Titles 5 1/2 pound hailstone found at Pipestone. (Supplied Title)
Quantity 1 photoprint
Format Content Category: photographs
Format: photoprint
Colorization: black and white
Physical Support: paper
Subjects Weather and meteorology. Weather conditions. Hail.
Pipestone County.
Places Subject: Pipestone County, Minnesota, United States
Dates Content: 09/17/1911
Holding Type Photographs
Identifiers QC2.4 r2 (Locator Number)
AV1985.158.26 (Accession Number)
60405 (Negative Number)

User Comments

  • dc rambow on January 14, 2009 11:43:48 AM
    Mr. O'Mahony was the victim of a hoax. This large chunk of clear icebox ice was dropped through a skylight in a public building where it was found and assumed was fell from the sky during as a huge hail stone. The instigator of the creative prank confessed many years later - after he grew up and became a prominent citizen in Pipestone County. Hail ice is milky colored and not clear.

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