The Sno-Train arrived in Greenland in June 1956. It was being tested in extreme conditions. The Army Transportation Corps was looking at how the Sno-Train performed in the cold Arctic terrain. The Army was also testing how the huge Firestone 120x48x68 tires performed. During the Sno-Train’s time in Greenland, it was also tested with a variety of other trailers and load configurations. The image below were captured between June and December 1956. One year earlier, R. G. LeTourneau visited Greenland to see firsthand how the Sno-Buggy was performing with its dual stacked Firestone tires.
The Sno-Train's power car and 3 cargo cars have square axles in front. These square axles were responsible for steering…Continue Reading
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The TC-264 Sno-Buggy spent some time in Greenland testing out the HUGE Firestone 120x48x68s and a few unpowered trailers. It…Continue Reading