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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


Snow Removal

Street Cleaning, Snow Removal, Seasons, Winter, Persons Tractor Snow King. Front was so high the driver had to stand to see ahead. [A tractor with two separate "scoops" is parked outside of what looks like a mining building.]

Scanned: September 4, 2009


Snow Removal

Street Cleaning, Snow Removal, Seasons, Winter, Persons Tractor with arm and a fan to blow the snow into the chute, and out of the way. A highly flexible stystem, but probably unsuccessful. [A man stands next to the machine. The fan seems to be running.]

Scanned: September 4, 2009


Snow Removal

Seasons, Winter, Street Cleaning, Snow Removal, [Another example of how Calumet & Hecla would remove snow from railroad tracks.]

Scanned: November 18, 2010


Snow Removal

Street Cleaning, Snow Removal, Transportation, Air Travel, Seasons, Winter Snow plow at airport - one way plow. [It's clear sailing for this plow cleaning the runway.]

Scanned: September 2, 2009


Horse Drawn Plow

Seasons, Winter, Street Cleaning, Snow Removal, Persons Winter scene, horse drawn plow. [A man drives a team of horses pulling a small make shift plow. A pair of snow shoes stand next to a tree.]

Scanned: April 6, 2010