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Scientific American 1897-07-10

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Fighting snow on the railroads of the northwest. Rotary plow pushed by three engines. Freight train buried in a twelve foot drift. Old style "snow bucker" striking a drift at full speed. Rotary clearing cut three-quarters of a mile long. Digging out the engine of a freight train.



Source: Steve Kirch, collector, and creator of a great website about SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN in the past

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