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Video: Extreme snow removal from around the world!
While the majority of us think back to the past couple of weeks, and have nightmares about removing 20 inches of snow, some winter states and countries deal with the kind of snow that requires really major equipment to clear the roads and rails. We've collected some clips of extreme snow removal, which should make cleaning a couple of inches off your car seem like a walk in the park.
In the first video above, you'll see a BNSF Train snow blower clear a mountain of snow off the tracks in Nebraska using a rotary blower . It is a long clip, but well worth the watch.
Turn your volume down before watching this next one! For some reason, this jet engine snow blower has been put to work to clear a road. The noise is absolutely deafening.
Watch as this Canadian snow shovel train clears the tracks.
This Overaasen TV2000 is crowned "World's largest snow blower" - watch it in work to find out why. These beasts are put to work at airports around the world.
Admit it - if you saw this coming down the road towards you, you'd move over...
Another extreme rail snow plow
REAL extreme snow (fast forward to 50 seconds to see just how much snow they need to remove here!)
New York snow removal digger and tow truck destroy a Ford Expedition (audio may not be suitable for work)
A convoy of Vammas snow removal trucks at Helsinki Airport
Snow blower + car - you want to guess who won this battle? (fast forward to 27 seconds)
Four meters (13 feet) of snow removal on an access road to Cairngorm mountain in Scotland.