285 Tons Going Up...285 Tons Going Down
On August 16th, 2011, Precision Heavy Haul was on their last leg of the movement of a 285 ton anode from where it was built in Salt Lake City, Utah, to it's final destination at the Freeport-McMoRan copper and gold mine in Miami, Arizona. The first scene shows the large unit being pulled / pushed up the 6% grade out of the Tonto Basin, with Roosevelt Lake visible in the distance. The next scene has the heavy load being eased down the 7% grade east of the basin. In the first scene notice how the torque of the lead trucks engine has the drivers side lifted about six inches higher than the passeger side! As you'll see on the downgrade, the bumper is now parallel with the road because the truck is no longer pulling.
Horrible Crashes: Racecars Splitting in Half (Stock-Car, Touringcar and Truck Edition)
*One fatal crash included, accident behind the scene* (First clip)
Note: I forgot to use Mike Harmons crash at Bristol in 2002.
A compilation featuring some of the most violent crashes of all time: Metalcrunching accidents that caused race cars to split in half.
All of the drivers in this video survived their accidents.
Clips in order of their appearance:
Joe Frasson, NASCAR @ Daytona 1979 (Qualifier)
Note: Don Williams died after 10 years in coma when his car hit the wall nearly head on at full speed, but that was not covered by the TV cameras.
Michael Waltrip, NASCAR @ Bristol 1990
Jeremy Dale (Blue car) and Fabrizio Barbazza (Yellow car that split in half), IMSA @ Road Atlanta 1995
Injuries: Both of the drivers suffered injuries that would proof to be career-ending.
Jack Bland, Late Models @ Hagerstown Speedway 1996
Injuries: Broken leg
Steve Grissom, NASCAR @ Atlanta 1997
Injuries: Broken ankle
Geoff Bodine, NASCAR Truck Series @ Daytona 2000
Injuries: He broke his right wrist, right cheekbone, a vertebra in his back, his right ankle, and also suffered a concussion. Nine fans were also injured in the accident.
Bruno Junqueira and Diumar Bueno (Who's truck split in half), Formula Truck @ Sao Paulo 2010
Giorgio Bartocci, Trofeo Lamborghini @ Brno 2010
Injuries: Broken ribs, a broken leg and second-degree burns over 40% of his body
Note: This crash was a total disaster for the firefighters on the track.
Giorgio was trapped inside his burning Lamborghini for almost a minute before one of his crew members who did not wear a fireproof suit and got his face burned could pull him out.
Giorgio is still recovering from his injuries.
Backing up in Cincinnati OHIO with VTL TRANSPORT!
THE DOORS ARE OPEN. JUST HAVE A CLOSER LOOK AT THE BEGINNING OF THE VIDEO PLEASE. Backing up in a tight place. One of the most challenging places for a delivery up to now. Sure it's not blind side but still !
40-tonne lorry stuck in narrow Cornwall lane hitches a lift
A satellite navigation system was blamed for causing a 40-tonne articulated lorry to get stuck in a narrow South East Cornwall lane. Read the full story on thisisdevon here: http://www.thisisdevon.co.uk/news/10-11-07-Lorry-hitches-lift/article-434413-detail/article.html
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