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Every winter I try to catch a snow plow in action, but have yet to suceed, since I don't live by the tracks and when the plow runs, the roads are still largely snowed in, particularly those obscure routes that lead to rail lines.
Thus I got very exited when I heard that a snowplow was coming...
CBNS leases most of their MOW equipment from MRM - Maritime Rail Maintenance. Their equipment in turn is mostly ex-CN's, not surprisingly leased to shortlines running on ex-CN/CP trackage, interchanging with CN. Did I mention CN?
This broom is moving onto the next shortline via truck. CN and...
What looks like a fairly old CN truck, is still at it, being a flatbed for a snow blower, these are normally attached to brooms, very common on both CN & CP, both are yellow too!
PS. The state of Maine is in the background. Right behind me is the CN crew residence.
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