Snow Melter Toils Away at Arborway Yard

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Barletta Heavy Construction used a Canadian made snow melter to evaporate tons of snow removed from tracks by the MBTA

Barletta Heavy Construction used a Canadian made snow melter to evaporate tons of snow removed from tracks by the MBTA. The melted snow is pumped into  Stony Brook  which flows northeasterly in a 7 foot brick culvert under the busyard. Credit: Richard Heath

For snow-weary residents, it can be a beautiful sight: Piles and piles of the stuff being melted away. That's what's happening right in Forest Hills as crews work the snow melter at the Arborway Yard. Here are a few photos. Enjoy.

Barletta Heavy Construction used a Canadian made snow melter to evaporate tons of snow removed from tracks by the MBTA

Richard Heath

Barletta Heavy Construction used a Canadian made snow melter to evaporate tons of snow removed from tracks by the MBTA

Barletta Heavy Construction provided a front end loader and crews to eliminate part of the mountain of snow collected at the Arborway Yard.

Richard Heath

Barletta Heavy Construction provided a front end loader and crews to eliminate part of the mountain of snow the MBTA has collected at the Arborway Yard from its trainbeds in the past three storms.

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