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There she blows! Winter is no match for this snow blower:

Because the Lower Mainland only gets a few days of snow a year, chances are you haven’t invested in a snow blower for your house. But when you need one – you really need and want one.

Here at YVR, when it snows it’s important that we keep the airfield safe and secure for both aircraft and passengers, so we invested in not just one blower but four snow blowers. The OshKosh H-Series Snow Blowers are just four of the 80 pieces of machinery used to clear our five square kilometres of runways, aprons and pavement during a major snow storm.

However, this isn’t your everyday residential snow blower. This powerful machine is capable of blowing up to 5,000 tonnes of snow an hour as far as 150 feet away using a 600 horsepower blower.

Want to learn more? Pick up a free OshKosh H-Series Snow Blower trading card next time you visit YVR. Just ask for one at the Domestic Terminal Customer Care desk located before security on the Departures Level, 3. This snow blower card is just one of four trading cards available in our Abominable Snow Clearing Machines series.

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