Category Archives: Snow Plows

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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Record Warmth

What better day to post about snow plows than the second warmest February 23rd ever recorded in CNY! Back when I shot this truck from the Town of Dewitt Highway Department two weeks ago such warm temperatures were nothing but … Continue reading

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Where Do Snow Plows Come From?

Have you ever stopped to think about how a bare chassis from a factory is transformed into the snow plows that keep the roads open during the winter? Honestly, I never spent much thought on it. In my ignorance I assumed … Continue reading

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Winter Continues

Well, there isn’t much going on around here worth talking about so let’s look at some plows. This past Sunday bands of lake effect passed through the region producing white out conditions one moment followed by blinding sun the next. … Continue reading

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Plows of the New Year

While stalking the plows of many CNY shopping centers I also spent some time looking for the normal variety that we all know and love. I came across this older Freightliner FL for the Town of Dewitt as large lake … Continue reading

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Centers of Commerce

I recall a time when shopping centers were patrolled by a mix of old heavy equipment and retired plows. I’m talking about big non articulated machines with wide solid rubber tires parked next to light poles so they could keep … Continue reading

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Snow Plow Math

Last week I passed by the local Mack dealer and noticed they had two yellow Granites fully equipped with plow gear parked along the side of their service bays. It was dark and snowy and the time so I had … Continue reading

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Leading from Behind

It’s much easier to get shots of moving snow plows from behind than it is from any other angle. Besides, the safest place on winter roads is behind a snow plow. With that in mind, enjoy a gallery of snow … Continue reading

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Missing the Snow

Just about a week ago a large portion of Central New York received the first true snow fall of the season. Usually the first snow brings about panic and hysteria with people rushing to the grocery store for staples like … Continue reading

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