New GMK6250-L works for La Grange Crane

24 April 2008

La Grange Crane Service, in Hodgkins, IL, has taken delivery of the largest all terrain crane in its fleet - a new Grove GMK6250-L. The company owns some 40 mobile cranes, many of which are Groves supplied by Walter Payton Power Equipment.

At the time of writing in late April, La Grange had used the crane on two jobs, the first lifting two 10 ton air-conditioning units on to the roof of a Holiday Inn in Elmhurst, IL. The crane worked with full counterweight of 77 tons and 236 feet of main boom to lift out to a radius of 130 feet.

The second job was in downtown Chicago, where the crane lifted a 14.5 ton water tower, measuring 24 feet high and 13 feet in diameter, on top of an 80 foot high stand. For this lift the GMK6250-L used 180 feet of main boom to handle the load out to a radius of 85 feet.

Judi Mooncotch, president of La Grange, said performance and service were the factors in her decision to invest in the GMK6250-L.

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