Southern Pacific Rotary snowplow.

Published: 31-08-2011 photo #11835 0 comments 1 votes

Category:Specialised Trains    Manufacturer:Unknown    Country:United States of America    Year:2009 Contributor:Steve Lee

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Ex Southern Pacific Rotary snowplow MW208, now preserved at Portola Museum. This plow takes power from a converted EMD class 'F', Bunit (cabless locomotive) which is coupled behind. MW 208 was involved in the rescue of the City of San Francisco train which became snowbound on the Donner Pass in the winter of 1952. Seen at Portola on 22nd September 2009.

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