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(Summit Daily)   Cool: Rail fans take a look as the Breckenridge Heritage Alliance begins restoration of an historic snowplow engine. Fark.com: Knapp pointed out that the rotary plow that sits in Breckenridge never worked the high line route and actually worked in AK   (summitdaily.com) divider line
    More: Interesting, Rail transport, Locomotive, picture of the plow, Rotary snowplow, Executive Director Larissa O'Neil, Snow removal, Paint, Summit County, Colorado  
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2021-10-19 11:26:38 PM  
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Who cares if it isn't the exact one used at that location. Lots of old machines were refitted, melted down or allowed to rust away. A historical society went through a lot of effort to save this particular piece of history. Now visitors can see how plows like it made modern life possible in the mountains and appreciate its size and power.
 
2021-10-19 11:33:56 PM  
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max_pooper: Who cares if it isn't the exact one used at that location. Lots of old machines were refitted, melted down or allowed to rust away. A historical society went through a lot of effort to save this particular piece of history. Now visitors can see how plows like it made modern life possible in the mountains and appreciate its size and power.


They have a couple of those plows at the railroad museum in golden.

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