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From the Archives: Snow photos from the Los Angeles Times files

From the Archives: Snow photos from the Los Angeles Times files
Feb. 4, 1979: Led by their dogs, horseback riders make first tracks in snow that covered Yucca Valley during a series of storms. (Cal Montney / Los Angeles Times)

Here are some snow photos from the Los Angeles Times archives.

Enjoy.

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Scott Harrison

Jan. 8, 1977: Snow on a mountainside near Big Bear Lake gives an otherwordly look to the site of relay station and fire lookout tower.
Jan. 8, 1977: Snow on a mountainside near Big Bear Lake gives an otherwordly look to the site of relay station and fire lookout tower. (Art Rogers / Los Angeles Times)
Jan. 15, 1978: Traffic stalls on Angeles Crest Highway as the California Highway Patrol stops cars without chains. This was at 7,000 foot altitude, west of the Mt. Waterman ski lift.
Jan. 15, 1978: Traffic stalls on Angeles Crest Highway as the California Highway Patrol stops cars without chains. This was at 7,000 foot altitude, west of the Mt. Waterman ski lift. (Cal Montney / Los Angeles Times)
Dec. 18, 1978: A Caltrans vehicle ended up on its nose after skidding on snow-covered Angeles Crest Highway near Mt. Wilson.
Dec. 18, 1978: A Caltrans vehicle ended up on its nose after skidding on snow-covered Angeles Crest Highway near Mt. Wilson. (Bill Varie / Los Angeles Times)
Nov. 12, 1978: Snow-laden trees at Running Springs in the San Bernardino Mountains.
Nov. 12, 1978: Snow-laden trees at Running Springs in the San Bernardino Mountains. (Art Rogers / Los Angeles Times)
Feb. 1, 1979: Snow is piled up in downtown Banning after 19 inches of snow fell, the heaviest snowfall at the time since 24 inches fell in 1947.
Feb. 1, 1979: Snow is piled up in downtown Banning after 19 inches of snow fell, the heaviest snowfall at the time since 24 inches fell in 1947. (Boris Yaro / Los Angeles Times)
Feb. 23, 1980: A stretch of Route 395 near Crowley Lake is empty after heavy snow.
Feb. 23, 1980: A stretch of Route 395 near Crowley Lake is empty after heavy snow. (George Rose / Los Angeles Times)
Jan. 28, 1981: Snow falls on Big Bear City.
Jan. 28, 1981: Snow falls on Big Bear City. (Steve Fontanini / Los Angeles Times)
Feb. 1, 1981: Snow sparkles at 9,000 feet in the Sierra. Lake Tahoe lies far below, to the right.
Feb. 1, 1981: Snow sparkles at 9,000 feet in the Sierra. Lake Tahoe lies far below, to the right. (Larry Bessel / Los Angeles Times)
March 29, 1983: Sierra Nevada Inn manager Jim LeFeber clears a path near a swimming pool in a record snow year at Mammoth Lakes.
March 29, 1983: Sierra Nevada Inn manager Jim LeFeber clears a path near a swimming pool in a record snow year at Mammoth Lakes. (Rick Meyer / Los Angeles Times)
Dec. 18, 1984: Supermarket shoppers in Palmdale find the task complicated by snowfall.
Dec. 18, 1984: Supermarket shoppers in Palmdale find the task complicated by snowfall. (Ken Lubas / Los Angeles Times)
Feb. 9, 1989: Aerial photo of snow-covered neighborhood in Valencia near the Henry Mayo Hospital.
Feb. 9, 1989: Aerial photo of snow-covered neighborhood in Valencia near the Henry Mayo Hospital. (Rick Meyer / Los Angeles Times)
Feb. 28, 1991: A dog waits in a pickup truck as a snowplow goes by on Route 330 near Big Bear.
Feb. 28, 1991: A dog waits in a pickup truck as a snowplow goes by on Route 330 near Big Bear. (Thomas Kelsey / Los Angeles Times)
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