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Dirtman2007
03-13-2011, 08:08 PM
Few pics I took today


Cat 375 with a bedding box and conveyor
http://i228.photobucket.com/albums/ee145/Letsdig18/Random%20Construction/002-21.jpg


sewerline construction
http://i228.photobucket.com/albums/ee145/Letsdig18/Random%20Construction/004-24.jpg

old 330 with 19,000 hours

http://i228.photobucket.com/albums/ee145/Letsdig18/Random%20Construction/007-21.jpg

worn out 330L
http://i228.photobucket.com/albums/ee145/Letsdig18/Random%20Construction/012-16.jpg

slightly less worn out 322

http://i228.photobucket.com/albums/ee145/Letsdig18/Random%20Construction/011-14.jpg


rock drills
http://i228.photobucket.com/albums/ee145/Letsdig18/Random%20Construction/008-20.jpg

http://i228.photobucket.com/albums/ee145/Letsdig18/Random%20Construction/014-14.jpg


hitachi 270 with hammer

http://i228.photobucket.com/albums/ee145/Letsdig18/Random%20Construction/015-10.jpg

http://i228.photobucket.com/albums/ee145/Letsdig18/Random%20Construction/017-12.jpg


crushing operation


http://i228.photobucket.com/albums/ee145/Letsdig18/Random%20Construction/018-14.jpg
http://i228.photobucket.com/albums/ee145/Letsdig18/Random%20Construction/020-10.jpg
some excavators drilling footing holes

http://i228.photobucket.com/albums/ee145/Letsdig18/Random%20Construction/drills.jpg

tower crane pad


http://i228.photobucket.com/albums/ee145/Letsdig18/Random%20Construction/drill1.jpg

Bleed Green
03-13-2011, 10:09 PM
Like those D series Deere's in the second to last pic. What's the thing in the trench in the second pic?

Dirtman2007
03-13-2011, 10:29 PM
Like those D series Deere's in the second to last pic. What's the thing in the trench in the second pic?

its called a trench box, keeps the guy working in the bottom of the trench safe from rocks and the sides falling in on him.

Bleed Green
03-13-2011, 10:33 PM
Interesting, I have seem them on jobsites before and always wondered what they were, now I know.

KrayzKajun
03-13-2011, 11:04 PM
kool pics!! love pics of iron at work

DirtMerchant
03-14-2011, 02:21 AM
Yeah hitachi!

eaglescout1993
03-14-2011, 09:37 PM
those cats look over due for a rebuild, bet there paid for and at this point thats all that matters.

Dirt Digger2
03-15-2011, 06:33 PM
its called a trench box, keeps the guy working in the bottom of the trench safe from rocks and the sides falling in on him.

that is if the trench box itself is safe...this one is far from it

Dirtman2007
03-15-2011, 07:13 PM
As requested some more pictures of the drilling and packing for footings.

http://i228.photobucket.com/albums/ee145/Letsdig18/Random%20Construction/004-25.jpg

http://i228.photobucket.com/albums/ee145/Letsdig18/Random%20Construction/008-21.jpg

http://i228.photobucket.com/albums/ee145/Letsdig18/Random%20Construction/010-18.jpg

http://i228.photobucket.com/albums/ee145/Letsdig18/Random%20Construction/011-15.jpg

http://i228.photobucket.com/albums/ee145/Letsdig18/Random%20Construction/012-17.jpg



video of the machines working

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b6fSkQc1G5A

murray83
03-16-2011, 02:04 PM
I'm gonna have to agree if I ever set a trench box like that in our trenches I'd be shot