What’s the Strangest Thing You’ve Ever Hauled?

| May 01, 2002

RONNIE THREADGILL
Red Oak, Texas
Prime

“I hauled bodies to the University of California Medical Center.”


PAT DUHON
Baton Rouge, La.
TriMac Transportation

“I pulled steroids one time. I never knew they came in liquid form until then.”


JEREMIAH FREEMAN
Tylertown, Miss.
Danny Lee Trucking

“The only thing I have ever hauled is milk, so I guess that would have to be the strangest thing, too.”


DAVID SMITH
Brookhaven, Miss.
Jowin Express

“I hauled two tigers from the Port of Seattle to the San Diego Zoo.”

JOE STANLEY
Searcy, Ark.
Burlington Motor Carriers

“Amusement rides that were going to Disney World in Orlando, Fla.”


JOE GENTZSCH
Oakwood, Ill.
BT Trucking

“I usually haul paper products, but one time I had to haul some empty barrels from Kansas City to Tulsa. I thought that was pretty strange.”


JIM HARBIN
Pulaski, Tenn.
Edwards Express

“I once hauled one piece of PVC pipe from California to New Orleans. They needed the pipe to install in the floor of a new building before they could lay down the floors.”


CHAD HALL
Reform, Ala.
Newman Bros. Trucking

“One time I hauled four big pieces of machinery for Alabama Power Co. that looked like huge doughnuts.”

JAMES LARSON
Knoxville, Tenn.
Schneider Transport

“Nuclear bombs. They were unarmed, but it was still pretty strange.”


GEORGE OWENS
Salina, Kansas
Great Plains Trucking

“I usually haul lawnmowers on my flatbed, but one time I hauled John Deere Gators. That was pretty different.”


Next month’s question: How do you prepare for the slow season? E-mail ovdeditors@etrucker.com. Please include your full name, the name of your hometown and the name of the company you drive for.

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