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Red Hook Phase II Construction

Using the boom truck


Building the trolley line in Red Hook, Phase II. Moving on from the waterfront area, construction progresses to the city streets. The use of a hydraulic boom on a faltbed truck makes the work go a lot quicker. Because we can move the truck around the site, we can get pieces into position quickly and easily.

 

 

Reaching into our materials pile...

The boom makes quick work of moving rail sections.

Moving the boom truck into place...

Setting a rail section onto ties placed earlier.

Picking up a rail section with special rail tongs.

We move the rail into position...

"What's our next move, boss?"

Setting a rail section onto the ties.

At the controls of the boom crane.

"Okay! Lift 'er up!"


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