This westbound snow plow is making pretty good time on the Watertown Sub as it heads to help a stranded local a few miles ahead in South Dakota.
A pair of GPs push a bright orange Jordan spreader west on the Appleton Sub through some blowing snow. Gusty north winds and a recent snowfall are combining to create a lot of drifts for this plow... (more)
As the sun starts to sag, the snow plow continues its work west of Stockholm as it heads for Watertown.
The snow plow is now in South Dakota as is passes throught the small town of La Bolt.
The plow crew keeps a close watch as they make a second pass through a deep drift east of Stockholm.
An old BN veteran makes quick work of a drift as it leaves the small town of Bellingham behind.
The roadmaster was calling for the GPs to push as they worked hard to clear a deep cut of snow.
BN 972523 has proven to be a force against the snow of the wide open prairie, not to mention a lot of fun to chase!
After a first pass to clear the tracks, the plow is now moving at 25 mph as it clears the drift.
Let the chase begin! An old BN plow is in the lead of a work train that has just arrived from Willmar.