Category Archives: Snow Plows

Western Star Auction Special

When I first saw this photo sent in by Ryan I figured it was a new truck. Turns out this truck is actually used and soon to be put up for auction. Insane right? This 6900 was used by a … Continue reading

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Grade A Filler

Ah, what to talk about when there is nothing left to talk about. How about snow plows! Much like sawdust is a filler in your favorite hot dog, snow plows are the filler on your favorite truck website.  Originally I … Continue reading

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An Old Standard

In these dog days of summer let us partake in the time honored tradition of looking at snow fighting equipment. Here is a photo of truck 212 of the Syracuse DPW fleet. When you see this truck on the street … Continue reading

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A Walter in Iowa

While cruising the lots of the Iowa 80 truck stop and all the chrome plated modern age large cars I somehow found myself staring through a chain link fence at a Walter Snow-Fighter! It’s a truck I certainly wasn’t expecting … Continue reading

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Heavy Snow Removal – A Photographic Archive

It has been over a year since the concept of a snow plow book was presented on these electronic pages and while there has been no update since that time rest assured that action was taking place behind the scenes. … Continue reading

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A Fond Farewell

This past November I started using a dashcam to capture snow plow action with the idea being to film an entire winter for the creation of one mind blowing super mix. The project started out great with a snowy November that lead … Continue reading

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The Plows of March

As I alluded to yesterday in the Autocar Mondays post, Tom recently spent some time cruising through a variety of towns. Like any rational person he stopped at the local garages to check out their plow trucks. The Town of … Continue reading

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Winter Storm Stella

As you probably know by now the east coast of the United States just had experienced a wonderful two day winter storm by the name of Stella. There have been more than enough jokes on the internet about this one … Continue reading

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Land of Big Snow

While two foot of snow in most areas is considered record breaking, the snow fighting crews out west can only chuckle and shake their heads in amusement. With over 50 feet of snow falling in the Sierra Nevada this winter … Continue reading

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Growing Up Is Hard To Do

The last time we saw this Mack Granite it was little more than a bare frame and now it’s a full grown snow plow. After my trip to Trius I know how much work goes into these trucks to get … Continue reading

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