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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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I-690 East Bridge Deck Demolition

Peak summer has been reached in CNY with the arrival of one of the most intense road constructions projects of the season. The eastbound lanes of I-690 through downtown Syracuse are now closed for approximately one week as crews remove … Continue reading

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The New Face of Plowing

Last year International trucks and Viking Cives won the NYSDOT contract to supply Class 8 heavy trucks and snow plows to the agency for the next three years. Below you see one of the first trucks of this new contract … Continue reading

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Bent out of Shape

Last week I mentioned that my potential photo of a mean looking International Paystar was wrecked by red light running jerk. Honestly, it nearly ruined my entire evening. I kept replaying the event again and again in mind because obliviously … Continue reading

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Supporting Cast

Many, many years ago, long before this site started and long before I had a digital camera I saw this truck working alongside Route 5 in Fayetteville, NY. At the time I thought it would be a cool truck to … Continue reading

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At Auction – International 2574 Snow Plow

We all know that I’m a fan of International Trucks, specifically the S-Series and the line of heavy trucks that evolved from that linage into the 2574 and 2674 models. When I found out that an auction was taking place … Continue reading

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