Snow plows in Maine (historic)

Snow plows in Maine (historic)

PostBy: DePippo79 On: Tue Feb 10, 2015 5:10 pm

Here's something for my friends/neighbors down east. Hope you enjoy. Thought it was fitting under the current conditions.
http://youtu.be/SCgf56POaz0
Matt
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Re: Snow plows in Maine (historic)

PostBy: Pauliewog On: Tue Feb 10, 2015 5:31 pm

Thanks Matt..... That was really roughing it. 4 gallons a mile ? :D

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Re: Snow plows in Maine (historic)

PostBy: PJT On: Tue Feb 10, 2015 11:46 pm

I thought you were kidding when you said 4 gallons to the mile.... :o
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Re: Snow plows in Maine (historic)

PostBy: johnjoseph On: Wed Feb 11, 2015 8:53 am

We still have 2 osh kosh plow trucks here in Easton maine...they always used every winter to wing back some of the most difficult areas from drifting. ..I hear them come up to 4 miles away. ...amazing sight to see them operating. ...its a two man operating system to run the truck and wings!
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Re: Snow plows in Maine (historic)

PostBy: dcrane On: Wed Feb 11, 2015 5:33 pm

interesting watch... when men where MEN! good lord we have it so easy now...
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