In the U.S. and around the world, mankind has transported some huge cargo. Especially if you drive semi trucks or tow trucks, you know how hard it can be to pull a heavy load, which makes it even more impressive when people manage to haul a boulder or a space shuttle. In fact, it’s so cool that we’ve collected 5 of the Biggest Objects Ever Moved on the Road in one awesome infographic – take a look! Continue reading “5 of the Biggest Objects Ever Moved on the Road (Infographic)”
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!! Continue reading “The Heaviest Objects Ever Moved On Wheels”