This precipitation record was kept by the Richmond Fredericksburg and Potomac Railroad Company and
was under the direction of Major Edmund Trewbridge Dana Myers, (b. 1830 d.1905) president of the company.
The employees making the record were, first, Mr. W. M. Burke, until 1887, inclusive, and then Mr. J. T. Roth.

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Hibbard was an Associate Meteorologist of the U. S. Weather Bureau Office at Richmond, Va.
Hibbard was responsible for having the Richmond precipitation published in NCDC records from
1872 - 1940 and lived in the Weather Bureau Building in Chimborazo Park from 1934-1945).

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Richmond Times Newspaper Observations 1880 - 1898

Richmond Obs. October 5, 1897 To Present