With the snow falling Shane Best an assistant gunner for the World War II Howitzer checks the barrel of the big gun used to clear the Alpine Meadows Ski Resort mountain of avalanche. Picture taken January 29, 2008. He also cleaned the barrel of gun today after it was shot several times on the mounta

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With the snow falling Shane Best an assistant gunner for the World War II Howitzer checks the barrel of the big gun used to clear the Alpine Meadows Ski Resort mountain of avalanche. Picture taken January 29, 2008. He also cleaned the barrel of gun today after it was shot several times on the mounta

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