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Million dollar views from 2 of the roads we plow

Discussion in 'Equipment, Tools & Vehicle Pictures' started by kcress31, Jan 6, 2010.

  1. kcress31

    kcress31 Senior Member
    Messages: 451

    Here are some pics from 2 of the roads we plow. It sure beats the view from a parking lot.

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  2. kcress31

    kcress31 Senior Member
    Messages: 451

    Here are some more pictures of the same roads.

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  3. kcress31

    kcress31 Senior Member
    Messages: 451

    Here are some more pics. These are of a hydro plant that we operate. I also have a few of the inside of the plant as well.

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  4. kcress31

    kcress31 Senior Member
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    More pictures continued. So far this winter the snow is pretty minimal. Last winter we had to go in these roads with our loader and grader to widen out the banks 3 times over the winter.

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  5. gusdust

    gusdust Senior Member
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    Now that's some nice looking country. Curious what the big galv. steel platform is? 10, 12 sided? Radio or cell transmission? Never seen anything like that. Not many hills here either.
    Looks like a several million dollar view of the hydro plant. Do you own it and sell power?
     
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  6. kcress31

    kcress31 Senior Member
    Messages: 451

    Here are a few pics from the dam itself and the gorge on the other side of the bridge. Lastly back to the snow equipment here is a pic of our 726 and 740 champion graders.
    If you would like a personal tour of the plant and you are in the Marathon area I would be glad to take you.

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  7. kcress31

    kcress31 Senior Member
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    The platform is a navigation canada radar unit used for aircraft navigation.
     
  8. SuperdutyShane

    SuperdutyShane PlowSite.com Addict
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    Those are some awesome views Kcress. Did you say you owned the hydro plant?
     
  9. Humvee27

    Humvee27 Senior Member
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    Nice equipment...also I love the view....sometimes that makes the work sooo much easier to do....
     
  10. kcress31

    kcress31 Senior Member
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    I wish we owned it. We just operate and maintain it for the owners.
     
  11. Mark Oomkes

    Mark Oomkes PlowSite Fanatic
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    Awesome!!!
     
  12. rb8484

    rb8484 Senior Member
    Messages: 419

    Those are some awsome pictures!! Keep them coming!!!
     
  13. BlackIrish

    BlackIrish Senior Member
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    Where are you up North?
     
  14. cpsnowremoval

    cpsnowremoval Senior Member
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    that room is spotless
     
  15. ontario026

    ontario026 Senior Member
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    I thought it was a big azz trampoline..... LOL
     
  16. schmol

    schmol Senior Member
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    How is that western blade holding up on that grader?
     
  17. kcress31

    kcress31 Senior Member
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    Marathon, ON
     
  18. kcress31

    kcress31 Senior Member
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    So far so good. It hasn't gotten much use yet. I think we have one of the lowest precipation amounts in Ontario right now.
     
  19. nicksplowing

    nicksplowing PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,226

    great pics kcress thanks for sharing :drinkup:
     
  20. KL&M Snow Div.

    KL&M Snow Div. PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,616

    Cool view, that power plant is really neat.