Snow Removal Tips from 1888

As we prepare for what promises to be an epic snowstorm, let's consider returning to this undoubtedly safe method of getting rid of huge amounts of snow. Did New Yorkers really do this? I mean, the Blizzard of 1888 was bad, but, wow. And if so, I'm really not surprised...I think humans have a long history of being absolutely...brilliant...

Image by Granger, from Fine Art America.