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Anchorage, Alaska: Snow Plow Train

Keeping the railway clear ahead. You wouldn't want to be stuck on the tracks when this came along.

Potter Historical Site

Seward Hwy, Anchorage, AK
Three miles south of the city, on the west side of Hwy 1/Seward Hwy. Just off the road.
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Front view of engine of the Snow Plow Train shows red blow blades.

Snow Plow Train

When viewed from the front, you can see that those red blades rotate to remove the snow.

[Kerin Fassler, 05/24/2017]
Snow Plow Train

Sadly, the train is blocked off with fences now. Kids (and adults) are not able to explore it any more.

[Karyn McDaniel, 12/03/2011]

Front blades of the Snow Plow Train.

Snow Plow Train

Here is a view of the snow plow train showing the front (re) blades that grind the snow on the tracks.

[Bill Bream, 03/02/2007]

Side view of engine of the Snow Plow Train.

Snow Plow Train

Just past the Anchorage city limits, there is a park on the right side. You can see a huge train that was used to clear the rails yonder back and a few related items as well.

[Adam Scott Lankford, 10/25/2005]

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