boiler haul

04 March 2008

The loaded transporter sits staged in an aggregate yard prior to the beginning of the move

The loaded transporter sits staged in an aggregate yard prior to the beginning of the move

Perkins Specialized Transportation Contracting hauled five industrial boilers from Nebraska into a tar sands project in northern Alberta, Canada. The transporter used is a dual lane loading suspension system that is pulled by a 600 hp Kenworth C500 and pushed by a counterweighted 475 hp KW C500. The GVW of the combination is 440,000 pounds, is 211 feet long by 20 feet 11 inches wide by 17 feet of loaded height.

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