Daily Archives: January 17, 2013

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  • Wedge Snowplow Photo, posted 2013-01-17

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    Old Cotton Belt (St. Louis Southwestern) wedge type snow plow, National Museum of Transportation, St. Louis County, MO.  I believe the Cotton Belt may have acquired this along with some of the former Rock Island routes through Kansas, Oklahoma, and New Mexico because the original Cotton Belt route from Texas through Arkansas to St. Louis was not known for significant snowfall.  The Cotton Belt was absorbed into the Union Pacific along with parent Southern Pacific.

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