A look back: Blizzard of 1978

South Michigan Street, Downtown South Bend - Toasties Restaurant


By Jenny Dolph

The biggest blizzard in history struck the Michiana area this week, back in 1978.

Indiana was paralyzed by the snow. Several records for snowfall were set and have yet to be broken today.

It took the City of South Bend three weeks to remove all the snow from around the area businesses.

Here is a look back at some archival photos, provided courtesy of Jenn Zellers and family.

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