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Real neat Snow Drifts this morning! Pictures
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Willy-N    Posted 01-09-2005 at 08:49:47       [Reply]  [No Email]

I had to go out and take a few pictures this morning befor I plow the snow. Thought I would share a few of the drifts for the ones who live in warmer areas. The winds were around 35 mph again last night so I have a mess to clean up!! Mark H.


Bo    Posted 01-09-2005 at 10:39:20       [Reply]  [No Email]

Chump change...behold..


toolman    Posted 01-09-2005 at 11:53:27       [Reply]  [No Email]
that one looks like the road in glacer/waterton national park, ask bobduck on tales he,ll probably know , they only clear it in the spring and open it for the summer.


WOW!!!!!    Posted 01-09-2005 at 11:21:14       [Reply]  [No Email]
Where was that picture taken?
Bob mi


Bo    Posted 01-09-2005 at 11:29:48       [Reply]  [No Email]
I really don't know how they know where the road is. Maybe GPS or maybe they don't care...just make a new one.


bo    Posted 01-09-2005 at 11:28:18       [Reply]  [No Email]

Dallas Texas............just kidding...Newfoundland. Here's another.


Willy-N    Posted 01-09-2005 at 12:26:12       [Reply]  [No Email]
Looks like there opening up the road for UPS to get in! Glad that ain't my driveway!! Great pictures!!!! Mark H.


toolman    Posted 01-09-2005 at 11:55:28       [Reply]  [No Email]
yup they get it in newfoundland too don,t they , even nicer when it turns to rain after a snowfall like that.


AWSOME !!!!    Posted 01-09-2005 at 11:34:03       [Reply]  [No Email]
Now thats some snow removal equipment !!Tha boys are talking about snow blades BLADE THIS !!!!


toolman    Posted 01-09-2005 at 11:51:32       [Reply]  [No Email]
i lived in northern nova scotia, and when we were kids we,d get driftds so big that you would have to go upstairs and look out the top window just to see across the road to the neighbours,they would clear the road with a front end loader, tunnel in and then collasp the sides. it was a hard packed wet snow comming off the north alantic, you could esaily walk along the tops and touch the power lines , i remember mom and ada waring us about this, ahh those were the winters im glad im in the west, now(not really) lol.


Gerrit    Posted 01-09-2005 at 10:19:16       [Reply]  [No Email]
Wow, Mark! Beautiful pictures!
It must be a pain to get rid of the snow though..

Actually this is the way I like snow: on pics LOL


toolman    Posted 01-09-2005 at 10:10:56       [Reply]  [No Email]
man you are sure gettin it this year, it is snowing hard here today,almost a blizzard.you should really look at making or buying a loader for your tractor with drifts like that.the good thing about a loader is you can put the snow where you want it, must be hard moving that snow too isn,t it packed hard when it drifts, i remember back in nova scotia we would get drifts nearly mountain high and almost hard enough to drive on, i feel for ya buddy, try an have a nice day,probably get cold tonight too as i see its clear, ouch,take care.


bob ny    Posted 01-09-2005 at 09:13:15       [Reply]  [No Email]
funny how the snow always drifts where you don't want it and leaves the middle of the field swept clean


Willy-N    Posted 01-09-2005 at 09:19:32       [Reply]  [No Email]
Ya it allways collects in front of the doors and where you need to drive! That is the problem with plowing and wind. You can make it worst when you put it on the wrong side or make a slot in the drive way. Mark H.


Bob Mi    Posted 01-09-2005 at 09:12:46       [Reply]  [No Email]
Willy What part of Siberia do you live in?? I havent seen that much snow in a lot of years


Willy-N    Posted 01-09-2005 at 09:17:36       [Reply]  [No Email]
If you think it bad at my house the road coming in from town is worst and all the neibors are stuck now. Nobody is going anywhere till the county plow or blower goes thru. Yesterday 99% of them were plowed out but this morning all the deep trenches made from plowing them out are even deeper now! If we open it up again with these winds it will fill right back in deeper in a few hours. Good old Sunny Okanogan Washington! Mark H.


Randy    Posted 01-09-2005 at 09:01:11       [Reply]  [No Email]
Always did like the look of drifts. One little flake at a time.
All we got yesterday was freezing rain and then rain.


Willy-N    Posted 01-09-2005 at 09:05:34       [Reply]  [No Email]
I hate to plow them but they will just keep getting bigger! Wish I had my Front End Loader because I need to move some of my piles today due to the wind and it takes a while with the rear blade. Mark H.


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