The Heaviest Object Ever Moved?

How do you move something that weighs 55 times as much as the Statue of Liberty? Something that big takes more than a few trucks and elbow grease!!

Machinery and Equipment MRO features a story about the immensely heavy job that took place in Hartlepool, England in 2006. Over 224 modular transporters, equipped with special roller bearings, moved an oil and gas production facility five-eighths of a mile. Total weight of the facility? Over 12,430 tons!!

That’s got to be close to the heaviest object ever moved!! What’s the biggest object you’ve ever seen transported?? Leave us a comment below!!


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