Crane Accidents

Loader Crane Rips Out Power Lines


 Shelton, Washington

A slow moving train, equipped with a log loader crane, pulled out a large number of overhead power line poles as it traveled through the town of Shelton in Washington state on Thursday morning.

The destruction covered a two block area and left over 700 buildings without electricity, thankfully no one was injured, although the power lines and a pole did come down on a car trapping the driver for several hours

Crane Rips out Power Lines 1-2-2014 3-20-00 PM























Crews work to repair the carnage caused by the train crane

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