What’s the Strangest Thing You’ve Ever Hauled?
Red Oak, Texas
“I hauled bodies to the University of California Medical Center.”
Baton Rouge, La.
“I pulled steroids one time. I never knew they came in liquid form until then.”
Danny Lee Trucking
“The only thing I have ever hauled is milk, so I guess that would have to be the strangest thing, too.”
“I hauled two tigers from the Port of Seattle to the San Diego Zoo.”
Burlington Motor Carriers
“Amusement rides that were going to Disney World in Orlando, Fla.”
“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.”
“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.”
Newman Bros. Trucking
“One time I hauled four big pieces of machinery for Alabama Power Co. that looked like huge doughnuts.”
“Nuclear bombs. They were unarmed, but it was still pretty strange.”
Great Plains Trucking
“I usually haul lawnmowers on my flatbed, but one time I hauled John Deere Gators. That was pretty different.”
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