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The evolution of snow removal techniques in Montreal

Yes it is stormy day! Obviously people are complaining, but at least we don't have to go out in the street with our shovel to remove the snow like we had to do in Montreal at the end of the 19th century! Here is the evolution of snow removal techniques in Montreal from 1879 to the 21st century. Maybe it'll cheer you up a bit! (via Huffington Post)

 

 

 

 

 

1879

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1887

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1893-1894

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1959

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1964

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1970

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1971 (the storm of the century)

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1974

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1976

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2000

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