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Snowfighters Photo Gallery
 
Snow and Ice Control Images

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The following are images from the holiday storm of December 22-23, 2004.
This major winter storm dumped up to two feet of snow on parts of Butler County,
with drifts 6-8 feet high.
You're the snow plow driver. Try to find the road.
Can you find the road in this picture?
The stop sign helps here. .............
Snow plow drivers must use their memory of roads and landmarks as well as their best judgment.
The telephone poles help define the edges of this road. .................. .................................
Conditions begin to ease. ...................................... ............. ......................................
After a couple passes with a plow sometimes roadway surfaces become visible.
Snow and ice control crews plowed thru two feet of snow in places.
Drifts, some as high as eight feet, required front-end loaders to break through.
Progress is made along Somerville Road. ...................................... .............. .....................................
Despite sub-freezing cold, sunshine helps the effectiveness of salt after the heavy snow has been plowed off. ..........................
Once roads are plowed and passable, crews can begin to clear berms and intersections and remove packed snow from roadway surfaces.
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