From our archives: Horse-drawn snow plow was not up to the task
What we thought: 125 years ago
Note to readers – Sauk Valley Media reprints editorials from the past as a regular Monday feature. The following editorials appeared in the Telegraph on Dec. 31, 1887.
That sidewalk snow plow is a good thing generally, but the two men and one horse management this morning did not tackle the drifts with the vim that was required to make a real path.
The plow skipped over the top of the snow much as a sled would glide along. But the snow was heavy and packed with the falling rain.
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