Get your load on! (5th edition)

| November 29, 2013

Back on the road after the holiday? To share your own picture for this occasional series of reader load pictures, use our upload form here, and tell us as much about your rig and the load as you can in the photo-description box. Now, how about this tree…: 

There are heavy hauls, and then there are heavy hauls: The big oak tree had to be saved, says Geoff Mauch, 40' by 40' by 110'. One mighty oak, indeed, to say nothing of the rig...
There are heavy hauls, and then there are heavy hauls: The big oak tree had to be saved, says Geoff Mauch, 40′ by 40′ by 110′. One mighty oak, indeed, to say nothing of the rig…

 

This "big load of big bales" was hauled by XS Trucking Unit No. 01, says Randy Schmutz. Big sky, too, eh?
This “big load of big bales” was hauled by XS Trucking Unit No. 01, says Randy Schmutz. Big sky, too, eh?

 

Wrap this machinery up "like a Christmas present," the shipper told hauler Richard Meijer, who ran it with the pictured 2002 Peterbilt and 48-foot step deck.
Wrap this machinery up “like a Christmas present,” the shipper told hauler Richard Meijer, who ran it with the pictured 2002 Peterbilt and 48-foot step deck.

Plastiki haul edit

Darrell Hendrix of STS Heavy Hauling uploaded this shot of an STS rig hauling the Plastiki vessel from Fair Park to Perot Museum of Nature and Science in Dallas. All in all: 65 feet long by 22 wide and 15 high.
Darrell Hendrix of STS Heavy Hauling uploaded these shots of an STS rig hauling the Plastiki vessel from Fair Park to Perot Museum of Nature and Science in Dallas. All in all: 65 feet long by 22 wide and 15 high.

 

Merch on the prowl: Robert Highsmith sent in this shot of a staged unit outside the Cadillac Palace theater in Chicago.
Merch on the prowl: Robert Highsmith sent in this shot of a staged unit outside the Cadillac Palace theater in Chicago.

 

Gary Young sent in this one, of a "172,500-lb. gross load," a crane base and tracks, he says.
Gary Young sent in this one, of a “172,500-lb. gross load,” a crane base and tracks, he says.

 

Jim Graglia sent in this shot of a 'drilling rig part" hauled earlier in the year.
Jim Graglia sent in this shot of a ‘drilling rig part” hauled earlier in the year.

 

How about this "first paying haul" in what is described as a "Hawaiian big rig rat rod." Thanks for the photo, Rick. Over and out...
How about this “first paying haul” in what is described as a “Hawaiian big rig rat rod.” Thanks for the photo, Rick. Over and out…

Find the previous edition in this series via this link. 

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