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Making Snow at Pineland
Date: 1/8/2012 Album ID: 1390616
Photos by Gordon Chibroski
Crews make snow on the Pineland Nordic trails
Gordon Chibroski / Staff Photographer.  Wednesday, January 4, 2011. Snowmaker Ben Susla, clears the lines to the next snowgun he built as snow from the last one he set up provides snow for the the trail.
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Gordon Chibroski / Staff Photographer.  Wednesday, January 4, 2011. Ben Susla talks to his assistant controlling the pumps while he clears the water lines of ice as he prepares to hook up the next snowgun on the trails at Pineland.
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Gordon Chibroski / Staff Photographer.  Wednesday, January 4, 2011. The snow guns are made locally by Ben Susla and can be aimed at the correct angles to efficiently cover the trails without waste. Here it begins coverage of part of the trail the staff at the Outdoors Center is trying to get ready for this weekend's influx of Nordic skiers, according to Matt Sabasteanski, the director.
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Gordon Chibroski / Staff Photographer.  Wednesday, January 4, 2011. The snow guns are made locally by Ben Susla and can be aimed at the correct angles to efficiently cover the trails without waste. Here it begins coverage of part of the trail the staff at the Outdoors Center is trying to get ready for this weekend's influx of Nordic skiers, according to Matt Sabasteanski, the director.
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Gordon Chibroski / Staff Photographer.  Wednesday, January 4, 2011. Ben Susla, snowmaker and constructor of the snowguns at Pineland attaches the air hose to the device next to the water hose as he sets up the next snowgun on the trails the Outdoors Center is trying to get ready for this weekend.
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Gordon Chibroski / Staff Photographer.  Wednesday, January 4, 2011. Pineland Outdoors Center Director Matt Sabansteanski shows his excitement and makes a snow angel in the new pile of recently made snowpile that will be spread to cover part of the Nordic trails at Pineland.
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Gordon Chibroski / Staff Photographer.  Wednesday, January 4, 2011. Pineland Outdoors Center Director Matt Sabansteanski tests the quality of the snow on the new recently made snowpile that will be spread to cover part of the Nordic trails at Pineland.
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Gordon Chibroski / Staff Photographer.  Wednesday, January 4, 2011. Pineland Outdoors Center Director Matt Sabansteanski checks the quality of the recently made snow that will be spread to cover part of the Nordic trails at Pineland.
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Gordon Chibroski / Staff Photographer.  Wednesday, January 4, 2011. Alex Copping, asst. snowmaker at the Outdoor Center at Pineland, adjusts the airflow to the snowguns as directed by walkie-talkie from the crew tending the snowguns on the Nordic trails.
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Gordon Chibroski / Staff Photographer.  Wednesday, January 4, 2011. Locally made snowguns bring beauty and Nordic skiing to the trails at Pineland.
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Gordon Chibroski / Staff Photographer.  Wednesday, January 4, 2011. Locally made snowguns bring beauty and Nordic skiing to the trails at Pineland.
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