Chasing Maine: The Road Warriors

Snowstorms are a way of life in Maine. Clearing the streets before dawn requires a massive effort. Hop on board with Portland’s plow team road warriors to see how it’s done.

Snowstorms are a way of life in Maine, and especially challenging for a city like Portland to snowplow. Here’s a behind-the-scenes look at how a fleet of plows, massive snow blowers and dump trucks clear the streets and then move 11,000 cubic yards of snow out of the downtown area.

Chasing Maine is a biweekly video series that explores Maine from a distinct visual perspective. Join veteran Maine journalist and storyteller Roger McCord as he chases the people, places and things that define the unique character of the Pine Tree State.

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Roger McCord

Roger McCord has had a wide-ranging career in journalism, spanning the gamut from writing/reporting to daily news photography to working on various news desks as an editor. The most recent incarnation is in video production – usually brief features and mini-documentaries in and about Maine.
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