Started near the turn of the twentieth century by John Leslie, the Leslie Company was established to automate the removal of snow in railroads through the production of steam powered rotary plows, as well as other types of steam equipment.
Two albums of photographs depicting rotary snow plows for railroads.
Leslie Company Photograph Albums, ca. 1890-1900, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Railroads--Equipment and facilities
281151 (NMAH Acc.)
329246 (NMAH Acc.)
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