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  1. #1
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    Caterpiller moving a 518,000 lb Oak tree

    this is pretty cool...would make a good propaganda video for the company.


    http://www.youtube.com/watch_popup?v=BFTj0hM3DHM
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  2. #2
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    That looks like a pretty expensive project

  3. #3
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    Total cost? I would bet pretty expensive.

  4. #4
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    and on the taxpayers dime. It's a frickin tree.

    Cool video though. I'm intrigued seeing the shows on moving structures
    Officially, Down for the count

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  5. #5
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    And I can't get a raise.....go figure

  6. #6
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    hhhmmmm.... really for a tree.....
    it was working.... played with it.... now its broke.... whats the going hourly rate for HVAC repair

  7. #7
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    Pretty cool!

    And yes!
    For a tree!

    No tree huggers here!

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