What will you be doing during the blizzard ?

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JeffZCT

Speeder Nut
Looks like those of us in the Northeast will be house bound for a day or two. Hope you stocked up on glue, paint, and projects. What will you be doing during the blizzard..????
 

NH Mike

CEO & Wheel Cleaner
Initially I'll be praying that the weather guessers were wrong. If that doesn't work then I'll fire up my 44 year old snow blower and git er done. After that if I have any steam left in me I'll continue working on a set of 6 hoppers I am painting for a friend.

Let's hope everyone in the region comes through this storm without any damage or problems.
 

kbkchooch

"retired" conductor
Looks like those of us in the Northeast will be house bound for a day or two. Hope you stocked up on glue, paint, and projects. What will you be doing during the blizzard..????
Were only gettin rain :mad: So I get to replace the stationary tub and repaint the laundry room!:( Oh Joy! :(

At least I wont have to shovel!!:cool:
 

Bread&steel

Member
Here in Connecticut we might get two feet or more. Well it's time to start my
Downtown Deco, Addams Ave 3 and watch the snow fly

Larry
 

Larry

Long Winded Old Fart
Well, down here in Florida I'll be watching the news tomorrow & praying that everyone makes it out alive because it's supposed to be 79 degree's here tomorrow.
 

Charles Smiley

cspmovies
Here in So.California we'll be watching the palm trees sway in the warm breezes. Maybe later play some softball. :D

Just kidding. It might actually rain for a change tomorrow.
 

riogrande

Active Member
The forcast said 2 feet for NY State thru to Boston. I lived in Syracuse for 15 years and 2 feet is well, not that big a deal for them. They have big plow trucks which can plow two lanes at once - they will have the roads cleared and people won't be snowed in for more than a few hours. I expect much of the north east is used to this so don't expect you will be stuck in the basement long unless you lock yourself in!
 

trailrider

Well-Known Member
Prayin' for you poor souls to be prepared and not have too many problems from this thing. We are supposed to get a bit of snow over the weekend along the Front Range, but the ski resorts up in the mountains could sure use a good, heavy snow. Colorado has been in the midst of a drought for about the last three years! Biggest problems along the Front Range is when it has been warm and the streets don't have much snow on them...until sundown, when it starts to freeze up. Then things get slick FAST!
 

bigB

Active Member
Probably waiting in a hotel room for them to plow the runways enough to go fly around the remnants of it...
 

montanan

Whiskey Merchant
Probably sitting home here in Montana snickering. Snow like that out here is for the most part a way of life and a minor inconvenience. Never see anything at all about it on the news. It's fun to see how other people deal with it.
 

Cjcrescent

Master Mechanic
You should have been here during the blizzard of 1993. 3 days prior to the blizzard, our temps were in the 80-85` range. The day after the blizzard it was 2`. Since most folks here don't know how to deal with 2' of snow, it was fun watching the idiots try to get out in it and drive. I think that in 4 days we treated over 500 injuries from minor car wrecks, and a lot of broken ankles, wrists and even hips where the folks tried to walk in it and fell on ice.

I just stayed home and let the NG come pick me up and take me to work.
 

bigB

Active Member
Just looked at the nws forecast (read not the hyped up weather channel junk)...Boston to get 18+ hours of of 1/4 mi vis w heavy snow in 50+ mph winds...
 

NYSW F45

Active Member
I plan on staying indoors while it snows. I'll probably go out tomorrow morning once its calmed down to do a little railfanning along the CSX riverline hoping for some drift busting.
 

Motley

Active Member
I plan on staying indoors while it snows. I'll probably go out tomorrow morning once its calmed down to do a little railfanning along the CSX riverline hoping for some drift busting.
Do you think the railroads will have to get out their rotary plows?
 

Iron Man

Member
Everyone is talking about the snow, not what they are doing. I personally after doing the driveway settled in to finish my coke retort, built the conveyer and did some weathering to it.
It was a very relaxing day for me because you can't go anywhere.
I would say we got 20''

cheers ironman
 

NYSW F45

Active Member
Do you think the railroads will have to get out their rotary plows?
There's no rotary plows in the northeast. Most of the railroad's have Russell plows or Jordan spreaders. CSX has some snowblower truck that can go on rails also.
 

MGWSY

Active Member
CSX Has a European Snow Blower the inherited from Conrail and its the closest to a rotary we have here. I hope to maybe catch it tomorrow if they run it.

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LoudMusic

Member
I hope everyone is enjoying their snow. I'm sat on a yacht near an island in the Indian Ocean.

Oddly, there's no trains here. :( ;)
 




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