Then and Now: Snow Plows

Snow plows ca. 1925Snow Plows at RFK Stadium by DDOTDC, on Flickr

District snow plows, then and now. Left: Ford Motor Company snow plow equipment ca. 1925 in front of the District Building. (Photo courtesy of the Library of Congress collection). Right: DDOT snow plows in front of RFK stadium, November 5, 2010. (Photo from the DDOTDC flickr pool).

The image below is also from the DDOTDC flickr pool, and shows a Caterpillar Industrial Loader used in snow removal efforts from February 9, 2010.

Snow Removal


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2 Comments on “Then and Now: Snow Plows”

  1. That is an interesting use for an industrial loader, makes for a great pic tho.

  2. Matt K. Says:

    What a difference time can make! I can’t imagine using those snow plows back in the day. I’d much rather have the big Caterpillar ones when I need to shovel my driveway, haha. It was great to see the photos, thanks for posting.

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