In the next few days will post a few photographs different from the Germany series.
The place that hosts this monster mining truck is called Sparwood in British Columbia. Formerly a mining city now it is a beautiful and quickly growing tourist centre not far away from Canada-US border. It especially famous in winter season for numerous winter sports and recreational options.
A few technical specifications about this Terex Titan mining truck :
Height = 6.88m Height With Box Raised = 17.07m
Length = 20.09m Width = 7.57m (24'10")
Weight = 260 tons Payload = 350 tons
Truck was built by Terex division of General Motors Corporation in 1974 for coal hauling.
Similar trucks of this *family* were designed and built in a few countries at different time :
Belaz 75600 (Russia)
Caterpillar 797 (USA)
DAC 120 DE (Romania)
Komatsu 830E 930E (Japan)
Liebherr T 282B
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serp2000 (44638) 2009-11-25 1:23
Да, белаз это первое, что на ум приходит. Впечатляет, Миша! Это музей что ли? Красавец! А ты почему не спишь? У вас ведь ночь?
Удачи в бодрствовании
BeBeHooker (0) 2009-11-25 1:24
Wow! Wonderful car. Amazing machine. Very good low POV. Superb composition. Splendid effect.
ktanska (28034) 2009-11-25 5:00
Impressive mining truck. Close and wide angle emphasizes size. Looks like a well kept vehicle, that has earned a place as a monument.
jhm (154632) 2009-11-26 5:18
A big giant these engine, you brought a very nice image and a good note too.
TEREX is my known, not as this type but as bulldozer.
Very well done, TFS.
ikeharel (73007) 2010-09-15 21:54
A fantastic image of the big machine, Mike.
Something never seen here, and thanks , now i know what Terex built.
Good colors and outlines in pic.
yeln (11516) 2010-09-15 22:17
odlična predstavitev tega rumenega velikana. škoda, da v bližini ni človeka, da bi lahko primerjali velikosti. vsekakor je fotografija lepa, jasna, ostra in ima prekrasno ozadje - nebo.