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Shuswap history in pictures: Snow clearing in the 1930s

Author Denis Marshall writes, “Clearing snow from winter roads in the 1930s literally proceeded at a snail’s pace.” It took a week for the Department of Highways to cover the route with this Caterpillar “30” tractor with a runner-mounted caboose refuge for the operator. Photo credited to Joan Fraser Marshall and is from the Denis Marshall Collection courtesy the Archives at R.J. Haney Heritage Village and Museum.
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Author Denis Marshall writes, “Clearing snow from winter roads in the 1930s literally proceeded at a snail’s pace.” It took a week for the Department of Highways to cover the route with this Caterpillar “30” tractor with a runner-mounted caboose refuge for the operator. Photo credited to Joan Fraser Marshall and is from the Denis Marshall Collection courtesy the Archives at R.J. Haney Heritage Village and Museum.

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