Tom in New York checks in again today with a piece of technology that can be a necessity this time of year, depending on your latitude.

This horse-drawn snow plow is at the ready on an Amish farm in the Conewango Valley in western New York.

Amish Snow Plow

This machine was made by Pioneer Equipment of Dalton, Ohio, a well-known manufacturer of horse-drawn equipment in the Holmes County settlement.

Amish Snow Scraper

Also, last summer Tom came across operating instructions for a “Snow Scraper” device at a benefit auction.

Amish Snowplow Instructions

Amish Horse Drawn Snow Scraper

Thank you Tom, for this look at how some Amish keep their driveways clear during the chilly months of the year.

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