Wednesday, November 2, 2016

August 1896 Heat Wave. In NYC, apartment temperatures reached 120 degrees.

“The death-rate trebled until it approached the ratio of a cholera epidemic; the horses died by the hundreds, so that it was impossible to remove their carcasses, and they added a genuine flavor of pestilence.”

– Theodore Roosevelt

An officer of the Mexican Rurales, 1904

One Big Horse

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