A rotary snowplow features a large circular set of blades on its front end, which when rotated cut through the snow on the track that is ahead. Moreover, a rotary snow plow is a piece of railroad snow removal equipment that the world can’t do without.
The wedge snow plow is that piece of equipment that is considered the precursor to the rotary snow plow. Wedge snow plows represented a traditional method of clearing snow from the railroad.
They were able to push the snow off the tracks; however, they didn’t prove very useful when deeper drifts were in question. Simply put, that is just too much snow for it to handle. Thus, when snow is just too deep, everyone is calling on the rotary snow plow. In the video below, you’ll find out everything that you want to know about it.
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