Category Archives: Snow Plows

Ancient Oshkosh – Oshkosh W-2211

They say age is just a number. You could consider it a philosophy that this old Oshkosh takes to heart considering it still sees active duty on a winding driveway in the hills of Fenner, NY. If you are familiar … Continue reading

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Plow Backlog

Looking at all of the plows from the other day it crossed my mind that I have been sitting on a few other rigs from months ago that I should probably share before it’s too late. Back in March (Yes, … Continue reading

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The Plows of Upstate New York

There are a great many small towns and villages across the state of New York and almost all of them have their own highway department. While some many argue that this leads to a duplication of services and thus higher … Continue reading

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Tempting Fate

Sure has been a nice string of weather recently. Let’s tempt fate by looking at plows.  We’ll start off with a true power couple, a pair of Onondaga County 6×6 Paystars. In the winter months you can find these trucks … Continue reading

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At the Dealer – International HX

Will the International HX be a worthy successor to the Paystar line of trucks? Only time will tell but based on looks alone I’m pleased with what I see. Here we have a HX620 with Henderson gear all around. You’ll … Continue reading

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New, Newer, Old

The age of the Star Car as the plow chassis of choice continues on, unbridled by no man or force of nature. Here we see the latest edition to the Village of Minoa DPW fleet. They picked up a WS … Continue reading

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I went to NY/NJ

As I alluded to yesterday I spent some time in the NYC metro area last week. Did I mention I left on Wednesday? Yup, just in time for a big nor’easter to pass through the region. Some of you out … Continue reading

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International Workstar with M-B Chassis Conversion

Yeah. I gotta start hanging out at airports more often. Check out this 2015 International Workstar of the Truckee Tahoe airport. As you might imaging this little airport can experience extremely heavy snow fall. To keep the runways open the … Continue reading

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My Back Hurts

Wow. We got a lot of snow. Wet, heavy, back breaking, window making snow. It fell constantly for twelve straight hours. Despite it being one or two degrees away from rain the wind still found a way to blow this … Continue reading

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Are You Ready?

By this time tomorrow my part of the world should know how much snow is on the way. Maybe three inches. Maybe two feet. Maybe rain. Who knows and by this time of the year who cares. Just get it … Continue reading

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