How to Fill a Dump Truck in Northern Maine with Snow in 48 Seconds
Northern Maine, particularly Aroostook County, has gotten quite a bit of snow the first official month of winter. Nearly 6 feet in Caribou through the middle of January is by far the most in New England, and well above averages of recent years.
Except for what melts in the occasional thaw, all that white stuff needs to be removed.
Check out this footage from Derek Patten's YouTube channel:
It's technically a 40-second fill since the truck has to line-up at the beginning and takes off a few seconds before the video ends. But another truck could swing in behind immediately, meaning less than a minute potentially between the start of one vehicle load and the start of the next.
Oh, and the music the driver's listening to? That's Zac Brown Band with Jimmy Buffet. Not a lot of snow in that video: