Happy New Years - Have a Blast
Blast from the Past -ICE plow train from Mason City blasts through Alpha, MN nearing the end of the line at Jackson
Wards Cut..........The Great Lakes that surround North America is called the "Snowbelt;" the frigid westerly winds off Lake Huron and mother nature cause the snow on the ground to drift. Thus caus... (more)
GEXR Plow 55408, plows and busts through the snow drifts along the line between Stratford and Goderich.
With very little to do but wait out the summer months, Rio Grande Russell snow plow X-67 glows in Aspen Gold paint at D&RGW's Minturn Yard. This single track Russell was one of a kind on Grande's ... (more)
The snow plow was built by Russell Car & Snow Plow Co. in May of 1946 for the New York Central System as No. 625. With only a dusting of snow on the ground, I don't think it will be used today.
In the Iowa, Chicago & Eastern Mason City yard.
The crew aboard the ICE plow train pauses to chip ice out of the flangeways of a grade crossing in Jackson, near the end of the line.
Throwing snow outside of Winnebago on the IC&E's Jackson Line.
The plow train pulls into Jackson, the end of the line.
The plow train stopped in Wells for Union Pacific orders.
Plowing snow with a classic Russell plow on the old Milwaukee Road line to Jackson.
Russell snow plow #300 in the Ladysmith yard isn't seeing much action this year.