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Jeep CJ10A Diesel Powered Jeep

Ah, government surplus. Two words that just seem odd when paired together. Earlier this week I stopped by the semi annual auction of state vehicles at the regional NYSDOT HQ. This year the object of my attention was a collection … Continue reading

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NYSDOT Bingo

Remember when we used to play National Grid truck bingo? Well, at least I did. It was fun for awhile until I stopped seeing any trucks other than Freightliner M2 bucket trucks. A man can not live on Business Class … 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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Keep on Plowing

Keep on plowing. After all these years of running this site that is the first time I’ve titled a post with those words. Hard to believe. With two consecutive weekends of heavy snow I would say it’s about time to … Continue reading

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Olde Tyme Winter

How about that weather? It’s only the end of December but already the single digit temps and the hibernation inducing wind chills are upon us. Ask the old timers out there and they will tell you this current stretch of … 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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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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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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Old Internationals. New Internationals

Just in time for winter! New snow plows for the New York State Department of Transportation. Stopping by a surplus auction earlier this month I couldn’t help but grab a few shots of the new trucks lined up and waiting for … Continue reading

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Surplus Oshkosh Snow Blowers

The other day the annual fall auction of surplus state vehicles passed through the DOT Region 3 Headquarters. This time around the auction lots were light on heavy trucks except in one category. Snow Blowers. The three Oshkosh units we’ve … Continue reading

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