Big Red Caboose!

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ColoradoGreen

New Member
As I noted in my introduction, I drive heavy trucks hauling, among other things, rail equipment. Here is a recent move...



Not the greatest photo, I won't bring my "big" camera with me on rail-equipment moves as the work is quite dirty.

You'll have to forgive my ignorance on much of the equipment history and lineage, I simply move the stuff. The members on this board could probably tell me 100 times more than what I know about some of the cars I move.
 

brad_in_omaha

Active Member
A couple weeks ago, they moved a similar caboose on that TV show where they move stuff? Moving Wars or something, I can't remember the name.

Anyways, the cut the Coupla off the caboose to move it...
 

ColoradoGreen

New Member
A couple weeks ago, they moved a similar caboose on that TV show where they move stuff? Moving Wars or something, I can't remember the name.

Anyways, the cut the Coupla off the caboose to move it...
Shipping Wars... trust me, everyone's been making the comparison to Marc lately and him moving the caboose... I'll let you know something about Marc from watching an episode or two of that show...

He's incompetent and a liar.

He stated the caboose weighed 70,000lbs. Blatantly untrue, it's a wooden-bodied caboose no larger than mine, and he, in fact, had none of the undercarriage (air-lines, tanks, etc.) to deal with. 70,000lbs. would have been his gross weight (truck+trailer+load=gross weight), I was about the same... Having seen how he loads some other pieces and the lack of planning he puts into his trips, I would never use him to move something...

And he was a fool to use excavators to load that piece...

Ed- Thanks!
 




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