The “Ducking”. The Perils of being a Weather Observer

H.W. Grasse, was the Moorhead Weather Observer, working for the United States Weather Bureau for many years in the early part of the 1900s.  One of his responsibilities besides making weather observations was to take river level samples and in the winter ice thickness readings.  These measurements were taken at the bridge connecting Front Street in… Read more The “Ducking”. The Perils of being a Weather Observer