Photographer's Note

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
Mike :-)

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