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Large load on the Hume Highway on 8th of July?

By akamad - 9 July 2012 30

multiple prime movers

Hey all,

I was on my way from Sydney around 2ish last Sunday (8th of July), and ran into horrendous traffic. As it turns out, there was a massive truck moving what mast have been some really heavy equipment (there were three prime movers connected up to move the thing!).

Anyone know what it was? Unfortunately I couldn’t get a pic.

UPDATE 09/07/12 13:34: Stormboy has sent in a picture of the astonishing scene, anyone able to explain?

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30 Responses to
Large load on the Hume Highway on 8th of July?
Innovation 2:22 pm 09 Jul 12

I bet no body expected them to do a head check every time they went past a turnoff on the left.

Lazy I 2:17 pm 09 Jul 12
stormboy68 2:12 pm 09 Jul 12

2 pushing 🙂

akamad 2:09 pm 09 Jul 12

Wow! I didn’t notice the three trucks that were pushing the thing as well!

stormboy68 2:08 pm 09 Jul 12

???? = 🙂

stormboy68 1:57 pm 09 Jul 12

Thanks for the tech advice johnboy ????

pandaman 1:53 pm 09 Jul 12

That my friends, is part of one seriously massive, totally huge, big f***off crane. Lampson’s do crawler cranes up to 1000T or so from memory. No idea what model that thing is part of, I can’t see the photo very well on this screen, but it’s probably part of the carbody of a big girl. I’ve got even less idea where it might be going. If it was on the Hume, Melbourne maybe?

dungfungus 1:12 pm 09 Jul 12

Holden Caulfield said :

HenryBG’s ego?

Har har!

johnboy 1:02 pm 09 Jul 12
stormboy68 12:59 pm 09 Jul 12

If I knew how to upload from my phone I would put up a picture :((

Holden Caulfield 12:55 pm 09 Jul 12

HenryBG’s ego?

patrick_keogh 12:49 pm 09 Jul 12

Nah, it was a Reptoid landing craft. The singularity used to power the hyperspace engines is the cause of the high mass.

Cheap 12:07 pm 09 Jul 12

could be to do with the wind farm?

joingler 11:11 am 09 Jul 12

was it around Marulan? I heard their building a quarry on the southside of MArulan. Opposite where the road to Bungonia comes out

p1 10:51 am 09 Jul 12

Some friends went past that and put a photo on spacebook of three prime movers pushing and thee pulling. They thought it might be a big generator such as is used in the snowy scheme?

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