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Photo series: Amazing photos taken by Lynden employees

Posted on Wed, Nov 24, 2010

Over the next few weeks we will be posting a series of photos taken (mostly) in Alaska by Lynden employees. Our company has some excellent photographers! 

Here is the first in the series, taken in Alaska by Bill Ahrens of Red Dog Mine:

Moonscape

Tags: Lynden employees, Photo Series, Alaska

Companies team up to move 70,000 lb bucket

Posted on Tue, Nov 02, 2010

You can imagine the planning and preparation it took to move this 12-foot wide, 11-foot tall bucket from the Lynden Transport yard in Fife to a gold mine in Fairbanks.

Oversize bucket - Lynden Transport
(From left: Lynden Transport employees John Thuney, Jered Nelson, Butch Brocato, Steve Flores and Doug McBride)

The 70,000-pound load required two AH52 heavy duty forklifts for the pick and placement on a trailer and a 4-axle tractor to pull it to TOTE in Tacoma for shipping to Alaska. Driver Tim Logsdon was escorted by a pilot car for the trip to the dock. In Anchorage, pilot cars and oversized permits were again needed along with an Alaska West Express 48-foot, 3-axle steel step deck trailer rated for 40-plus tons. “It took a real team effort to make this happen,” says Dane Anderson, Operations Manager in Fife.

Tags: Alaska West Express, oversize shipping, trucking to Alaska, Lynden Transport, Alaska, shipping to Alaska, oversize freight

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