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Snow Removal

Street Cleaning, Snow Removal, Seasons, Winter, Persons "Rotary Co-Op Wisconsin" This truck had a separate motor for the two fans to operate it. You would back it into the snow bank. Must have been an early version. The discs had solid impellers, with metal deflectors above them. [The plow driver prepares to enter the truck. The menacing blades are located at the back of the machine.]

Scanned: September 4, 2009


Snow Removal

Street Cleaning, Snow Removal, Seasons, Winter, Persons Tractor pulling a mainliner and one shovel. Man in front may be Johnny Welton, former county engineer. [Several men gather around the tractor that looks like it may be of 1930s/1940s vintage.]

Scanned: September 8, 2009


Snow Removal

Street Cleaning, Snow Removal, Seasons, Winter, Persons Removing snow by hand, ahead of the mechanized plows on the railroad. [Several people with shovels attempt to clear the way for the plow.]

Scanned: September 4, 2009


Snow Removal

Street Cleaning, Snow Removal, Seasons, Winter, Persons A V plow trying to break through a drift. [A few spectators watch as the plow tries to clear the road.]

Scanned: September 4, 2009


Snow Removal

Street Cleaning, Snow Removal, Seasons, Winter, Persons Big blizzard of "36" or may be "37". Men had to shovel ahead of the plows because the drifts were so high. [Two men shovel ahead as the plow barely peeks over the drifts.]

Scanned: September 4, 2009


Snow Removal

Street Cleaning, Snow Removal, Seasons, Winter, Persons Big storm of late '20's or 30's. Had to shovel in front of the train plows. The locomotive is pushing a plow wich may also have been powered - but too much snow for the rigs. [Several people try to shovel the tracks while the engineer supervises. A pair of snow shoes are evident to the left of the photo.]

Scanned: September 4, 2009


Snow Removal

Street Cleaning, Snow Removal, Seasons, Winter, Persons Central Machine Co. Minne "Snow King". Both impellers turning to the left - one blowing snow. [A group of people follow the snow machine on foot, as it creates a cloud of snow.]

Scanned: September 4, 2009


Snow Removal

Street Cleaning, Snow Removal, Seasons, Winter, Persons Tractor stuck, men shoveling it out. Holt tractor, first v plow. Early 1920's. [Two men grab their shovels trying to free the embedded machine.]

Scanned: September 4, 2009


Snow Removal

Street Cleaning, Snow Removal, Seasons, Winter, Persons Tractor with maintainer followed by an old bus, of the type that was used to haul people to the mines.

Scanned: September 4, 2009


Snow Removal

Street Cleaning, Snow Removal, Seasons, Winter, Persons Holt tractor pulling the wing-plow barrels for ballast. [Three men pose for a photo with the machine.]

Scanned: September 4, 2009