Rotary Snowplows

They aren’t fast… but they move a lot of snow…

The White Pass & Yukon Railroad’s steam powered rotary plow clearing a path out of Skagway, Alaska on 27 April, 2011.

This silent, black & white 16mm clip, is of a steam powered rotary plow near Anchorage, Alaska sometime between 1924-1930. This footage comes courtesy of the University of Alaska – Fairbanks Film Archives.

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Just a basic, down to Earth, laid back type of guy here, who loves the outdoors, the indoors, jazz on the turntable, a fire in the woodstove, the northern lights blazing across the sky, and the company of good friends. View all posts by icefogger

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