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Old 21 February 2007, 03:37 AM
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Yow! Record snowfall in Oswego, NY

Comment: I received an email with the attached pictures that claimed they were from Oswego, NY showing the recent (February 2007) record snowfall there (141 inches to date).

Dubiousness: I've seen heavy snow being cleared from mountain passes before, and this looks to me more like the spring mountain pass snow clearing in Alaska (or Tioga Pass in the Sierra Nevada range), where the snow is often 20-30 feet deep in places and they use heavy construction equipment to clear it.





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Old 21 February 2007, 03:42 AM
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I recieved these pictures about a year to a year and a half ago saying that they were from Northern Canada. It was claimed they were creating a winter road.
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Old 21 February 2007, 12:15 PM
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I think we may have seen these photos on the old board. IIRC, TwoGuys is right, they're from Canada somewhere.
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Old 21 February 2007, 12:22 PM
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AFA the title, well, I coulda told ya that

AFA the photos, believe me, it felt that way, but it sure didn't look tha way.
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Old 22 February 2007, 01:25 PM
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I'm pretty sure these are pictures of the TLH (Trans Labrador Highway). It's a trecherous strech of road at the best of times. In winter it's pretty much a huge snow trench.

Photos from Environment Canada. Not the same photos, but it gives an idea of what the road looks like in winter.

This site claims they are in Labrador, between Red Bay and Lodge Bay, although the photographer is unknown.
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Old 22 February 2007, 03:37 PM
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I received these and several others last week, said to be a terrible snow storm recently in St. Anthony, Newfoundland. I found this site dated 2004 listing them as Newfoundland. That said, I found one of the pics from that site (This one) listed as 1995 here, which is more believable for the quality of the pic.

RingKeeper, is it just me or the plate on this Blue Focus from Avalon Ford?

I have no doubt the pictures are either in Newfoundland or Labrador, as snow like that would be a relatively common occurance.
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Old 23 February 2007, 10:19 AM
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RingKeeper, is it just me or the plate on this Blue Focus from Avalon Ford?

I believe you are right. That does look like an Avalon Ford licence plate. Good eye.
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