Black Sunday: I think my mother thought it was the end of the world, really.
August 26, 2007 5:56 PM Subscribe
"The storm carried twice as much dirt as was dug out of the earth to create the Panama Canal. The canal took seven years to dig; the storm lasted a single afternoon. More than 300,000 tons of Great Plains topsoil was airborne on that day.
Black Sunday. April 14, 1935. Timeline
, Oral Histories (Kansas
), Dust Bowl Movie (part I
, part II
), Black Sunday photos (1
). [previous dust on mefi: iraq, texas, africa, china]
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