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At the Ohio Department of Transportation’s Ironton garage, Bill Lykins rigs up a tailgate to the back of a truck Wednesday.

Thursday, December 14, 2000

At the Ohio Department of Transportation’s Ironton garage, Bill Lykins rigs up a tailgate to the back of a truck Wednesday. The tailgate acts as a spreader to evenly distribute salt and grit on the highways and prevent them from freezing.