Wednesday, March 26, 2008

Snow bound mailboxes show ingenuity

According to the Laconia, New Hampshire's,"This winter's heavy snowfall has taken its toll on area mailboxes, making it difficult or impossible for mail carriers to deliver and thus requiring a little ingenuity on the part of homeowners."

"Between record snowfalls and plows moving it onto higher and higher embankments, mailboxes that are buried or are missing completely are being temporarily replaced with all sorts of buckets so mail can still be delivered," writes reporter Geoff Cunningham, Jr.

Shown above, Axel Kjellander, put his mailing information and address on a bucket with a small American Flag. His real mailbox is buried six feet behind it in a snowbank.

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posted by Don Schilling at 12:01 AM