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snowshed

[′snō‚shed]
(civil engineering)
A structure to protect an exposed area as a road or rail line from snow.
(hydrology)
A drainage basin primarily supplied by snowmelt.
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Among them are such views as snow sheds in the Selkirks, Stoney Creek bridge near Roger's Pass, Dunmore Station in Alberta, Calgary Station in 1899, Banff Springs Hotel, Vancouver's Oriental Wharf, and the Kaministiquia Hotel in Fort William.