FEATURED "PIC OF THE DAY" JANUARY 30, 2005

January 30th's photo was snapped on Cochrane Yard's Scale Track as flat car ONT 100327 is loaded down with one heck of a heavy load. This is a Caterpillar 773B off road dump truck belonging to the North American Construction Group. It will ride 100327 to Moosonee where it will continue the trip to DeBeer's Victor Diamond Mine via the James Bay Ice Road to the Attawapiskat area.

Some factoids about this monster:

* 650 Horse Power

* Weighs 86,859 Ibs.

* Hauls up to 50 tons

* It's 11' 6" wide

 

 

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