377-Equipment Prudhoe Bay – Alaska

Because of the harsh winter conditions and for the protection of the fragile tundra dn permafrost, special equipment had to be developed for the North Slope. Here are a few of these specialized pieces of equipment.

CIMG4754This is a roll-a-gong. A huge inflated inner tube of a tire that allows the vehicle to float on top of the ice and snow without sinking in.


CIMG4736Trucks fitted with roll-a-gong tires.



CIMG4724Snow cats.