Derailed by "bull dozer"

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Derailed by "bull dozer"

Postby philipmartin » Sun Apr 09, 2017 7:56 am

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Re: Derailed by "bull dozer"

Postby Head-end View » Wed Apr 12, 2017 7:29 pm

Very cool photos from 1955. I'm familiar with that intersection of Woodbury Rd. and Bay Ave. in Hicksville under the elevated tracks since 1965. You can see some old police cars and fire trucks of that era in the background of the top photo too.
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Re: Derailed by "bull dozer"

Postby Backshophoss » Wed Apr 12, 2017 9:11 pm

Back in that time period that wheel loader was "known" as a"Michigan Shovel" tended to used by the town's highway dept
as a "brute force" snowplow when not loading sand trucks. :wink:
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