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Chicagoist Weekend Theater: Snow Removal With Caterpillar Tractors

By Chuck Sudo in Arts & Entertainment on Jan 5, 2014 8:00PM

While you're using the city's Plow Tracker app to see if the streets near you are being cleared, here's a video from Chicago Film Archives' Charles E. Krosse collection. The nine-minute silent film from 1926 was commissioned by Caterpillar to show how their tractors could be used to clear snow from rural and residential areas.

We could use a couple of these on the streets right now.