MOW dump truck

Discussion in 'The Real Thing- North America' started by lexon, Mar 9, 2009.

  1. lexon

    lexon New Member

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    I see this device quite often on a siding for a 16 mile short line in my area. Must be pulled by a Hi-Rail truck. No couplers. Might be a good project for a layout. The dump body swivels.
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    lexon
  2. ytter_man

    ytter_man Member

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    That's incredibly unique! The quick disconnect hydraulic hoses indicate it's probably pulled by a pretty big hirail (small semi), or possibly a trackmobile, something with a good sized hydraulic pump.

    Excellent find, where is it? :thumb:
  3. lexon

    lexon New Member

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    ONLY loco :eek:

    Most shortlines i've seen have at least 2-3 locos, in case one breaks down. Interesting line. :thumb:
  5. lexon

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    My mistake. They have four CF7s and three are active the last I heard.

    lexon