This photo was posted onto the Weatherzone forums by Vikki Glasson on 01/12/2013, with the message "I found a photo of my husbands family during a large snowfall in Jamestown in the mid-north in 1908".  It's titled "Snow Scene Jamestown 1908". The names on the photo are J. Glasson, W. Glasson, H. Glasson, N. Penna (on snowball), A Gage. She told me the original framed copy along with several others can be found in the Jamestown Railway Museum.

In a Chronicle newspaper article I've quoted above, it says: "JAMESTOWN, June 22. — The residents of this town on Monday morning had a lovely view on rising from their slumber, for during the early hours a record fall of snow had taken place. In the town the fall was about 3 in. deep, while at Canowie, Mount Lock, and Bundaleer the fall was reckoned to be fully a foot deep. Snowballing was indulged, in. At the district council office there were six large balls heaped upon one another, standing fully 6 ft. high. ... "  Source: Chronicle (Adelaide, SA : 1895 - 1954) Saturday 27 June 1908 Page 42  http://trove.nla.gov.au/ndp/del/article/88382861

The snowballs in this photo are so similar to those in the Chronicle description I'd be surprised if they aren't one and the same set of snowballs :-)


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