Lewis County Herald - Serving Hohenwald, Lewis County Tennessee Since 1898

Glimpses of Hohenwald's Past

Series: Glimpses of Hohenwalds Past | Story 33

February 11, 2021

February 08, 1951

The Lewis County Herald reported a number of news items related to the cleanup and repair work caused by the snow and ice storm of 1951.

Repair work started on the phone system: “The telephone system was probably more nearly wrecked than was our lighting system with all but a few phones being put out of service as the lines broke under the heavy load of ice.”

Only one fire occurred during the blackout: “Hohenwald was unusually fortunate in not have any fires break out during the time the water supply was shut off last week...” with the e...

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