Channel 19

Todd Dills

South Pole ice roads redux

| January 11, 2010

Sled offloadingIn my post from last week about the “Pole Dancing” blog following a South African national Antarctic research expedition and its peculiar freight-hauling methods, I mentioned the website of Caterpillar equipment distributor Barloworld Equipment, where the modified Antarctic Cat Challenger’s freight-transport abilities are chronicled. After the post went live, Barloworld media relations manager Alastair Currie was kind enough to forward some additional images from the expedition, and I thought I’d share the one included here, of the sled being offloaded from the expedition’s ship to the ice. Now that’s extreme intermodal!

Never Compromise. Cummins 2017 Heavy-Duty Engines.

Notice: Overdrive is transitioning to a new comment platform due to technical problems with the former commenting system. The new commenting system is now live. We are currently in the process of moving all of the comments from the old system into the new system. We appreciate your patience in the meantime.