Originally published in The Tomahawk, Tehachapi, California, on Friday, Jan. 18, 1907
Reports coming in show that the recent storm was the greatest this country has known in many years.
The fall of rain and snow in the valley was unusual while the mountains are covered to a great depth.
Roger Whalen reports five feet of Snow at his ranch and communication with the Pine Tree mine is closed for a time.
The telephone line Cummings and Bear valleys was badly wrecked and the Kern River Power also suffered severely.
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Index notes: Whalen, Roger