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24" Valparaiso, Indiana

Discussion in 'Storm Pictures' started by valpoguy, Feb 4, 2009.

  1. valpoguy

    valpoguy Member
    Messages: 49

    Awesome! thats all i can say, my first real snow.

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  2. MileHigh

    MileHigh PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,827

    Holy Chit...

    Nice pics:drinkup:

    Why do your plow lights look so jacked up?
     
  3. tls22

    tls22 PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 4,263

    wow nice pics....and a crap load of snow. Im going to delete my thread now:rolleyes:
     
  4. valpoguy

    valpoguy Member
    Messages: 49

    I found marge simpson while plowing a driveway

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  5. NBI Lawn

    NBI Lawn PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,797

    I think we need more pictures of the truck pushing all that snow
     
  6. valpoguy

    valpoguy Member
    Messages: 49

    What do you mean?
     
  7. ibew697

    ibew697 Junior Member
    Messages: 23

    Plowing Chesterton/Valpo/Portage

    what's up brother....i'll try add some more pics of the storm below....
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    this was picture was taken at 4:30pm on Tuesday after work....
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    my wife got home from work @ 7:30pm Tuesday...so her vehicle didn't have any snow on it and i took this picture around 9:00am Wed.
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    Hopefully this pics will work....not sure if i did this right...

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  8. valpoguy

    valpoguy Member
    Messages: 49

    Are you working or on the books? I looks like we have a big job down in Morocco, which is 697 territory.

    Nice pics as well, There was a crapload of snow wasn't there
     
  9. ibew697

    ibew697 Junior Member
    Messages: 23

    yea...but wait till saturday when it is supposed to be 50 degrees...it will be a huge mess here...check your private messages.
     
  10. ibew697

    ibew697 Junior Member
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  11. GSShelper

    GSShelper Member
    Messages: 98

    Wow

    how many hours did you guys put in ,,, in valpo,,,,??? i guess i need to gets me a job in valpo to make more moneypayup, we didnt get but a couple of flurries here in hammond,,,,:jester:
     
  12. clncut

    clncut PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,121

    Lake effect

    Gotta love lake effect!! Hit everyone twice, gas stations and townhomes 3-4 times. payup Drifiting was a PITA. I passed a city truck on its side in a ditch and some roads I was plowing snow with the blade all the way up! The warm up this weekend will be nice but Im not looking forward to the mess that is going to occur. Tom said colder is behind this warmup with a stormy pattern ahead.

    Timberseal, I passed one of your trucks plowing a lot at Napoleon and Cambel. I think its a bar/restaurant?

    Well its time for some invoicing and much needed sleep!

    John
     
  13. clncut

    clncut PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,121

    We put in 22 hrs with 3 trucks running.
     
  14. FordFisherman

    FordFisherman PlowSite.com Addict
    from 06611
    Messages: 1,593

    Those v-plows stack real nice. Nice pics.
     
  15. timberseal

    timberseal Senior Member
    from 46385
    Messages: 247


    Hey John

    Fun wasn't it :) about 36 hours of plowing here. We plow the dash parking lot and the new c21 building right there so yep that was me. That snow was relentless. I think it was putting down about 3 inches an hour for a bit there. On the radio (IN105 anyway) they kept saying all of Valpo was shut down but the Chicago Dash was clear and running with the buses lined up ready to go. I wanted a plug damnit :cool::D
     
  16. ibew697

    ibew697 Junior Member
    Messages: 23

    I went out at 10:00pm on Tuesday night and i know the other guys had been out since around 8:00am in Chesterton. We finished up at 9:00am Wed. then went back out at 10:00pm Wed. for clean up. I was only out about 8-9 hours, but the others probably had around 20-30 hrs. from Tuesday day till Wednesday night.....gotta love it.....
     
  17. timberseal

    timberseal Senior Member
    from 46385
    Messages: 247

    8am tuesday to about 9pm last night here. I was absolutely beat.

    Picked up another nice account though yesterday.... someone wasn't doing their job appearantly. We bid it back in the fall but they went with the cheaper guy. Called me yesterday "hoping" we could finish out the season for them wesport
     
  18. grsp

    grsp Member
    from indiana
    Messages: 89

    if anyone out there in valpo needs snow piles moved, or piles stacked higher we will be available starting friday morning. we have finished all of our lots tonight. 4 loaders with huge snow buckets make quick work of things. will charge a very fair hourly rate. can contact me at 219-707-7715.

    greg
     
  19. Ramairfreak98ss

    Ramairfreak98ss PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,905

    hows that Hummer push snow? guess its pretty good sine theyre heavy, powerful, heavy frame etc.. neat pics! Ive NEVER plowed anything over 5" in the last 3 years :/ I cant wait for the day till i get to "work" one of our diesel F350s in some real snow! Ive never made a big snow pile or snow bank, never had the truck even "feel" like its pushing anything substantial yet.

    Id love to get a pile so big in window to the side that its manhandling the truck lol.
     
  20. clncut

    clncut PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,121

    did you ever get my message on that account in Kouts you called me on? I tried returning your phone call but your message box was full, probably from all those accounts your picking up!! payup