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Snapshots

  1. Track and Winch

    Snapshot Title: Track and Winch
    Taken by: Ella Derbyshire

    Image: Heavy Equipment Shop - South Pole Antarctica
    Image Owner: Ella Derbyshire



    Description:

    Both are very useful at times.



  2. Another LMC

    Snapshot Title: Another LMC
    Taken by: Ella Derbyshire

    Image: Heavy Equipment Shop - South Pole Antarctica
    Image Owner: Ella Derbyshire



    Description:

    Another example of the South Pole's sturdy little red tractor. My experience with these vehicles is that they don't go very fast, but they are very likely to get you where you need to go.



  3. LMC

    Snapshot Title: LMC
    Taken by: Ella Derbyshire

    Image: Heavy Equipment Shop - South Pole Antarctica
    Image Owner: Ella Derbyshire



    Description:

    These little red tractors stay running all year, but on days when the temperature gets really, really low, they stay inside.



  4. Snow mobile

    Snapshot Title: Snow mobile
    Taken by: Ella Derbyshire

    Image: Heavy Equipment Shop - South Pole Antarctica
    Image Owner: Ella Derbyshire



    Description:

    The South Pole snow mobiles run summer and winter. We have to be careful in winter's extreme cold. If we stop the engine outside, a snow mobile may not start up again. If they sit long in one place, t...



  5. Sopping Mess?

    Snapshot Title: Sopping Mess?
    Taken by: rose

    Image: Heavy Equipment Shop - South Pole Antarctica
    Image Owner: Ella Derbyshire



    Description:

    I think you need more than Bounty to mop up that floor



  6. Snap-on ool Box

    Snapshot Title: Snap-on ool Box
    Taken by: Fred Dufour

    Image: Heavy Equipment Shop - South Pole Antarctica
    Image Owner: Ella Derbyshire



    Description:

    Very expensive in 1964 when I purchased mine. Held up well for 45 years.



  7. Keeping Out the Cold

    Snapshot Title: Keeping Out the Cold
    Taken by: Ella Derbyshire

    Image: Heavy Equipment Shop - South Pole Antarctica
    Image Owner: Ella Derbyshire



    Description:

    At -57 degrees F, it is rather warm out at the moment.