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frank-in-toronto Jan 14, 2011 2:20 PM

Molson Convoy
 
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These vats came from Europe to Canada and are now being trucked to the Molson facility near Toronto airport. They remove over-head hydro wires and re-attach them after the convoy. This is a big job and will be on the Discovery Channel eventually. something like "Mega Movers". that show.

I was able to walk right up to the tractors/vats but the police ran their siren to tell me i had worn out their patience. A big wave and I left. I'll be back tonight and tomorrow for more shots anyway.

frank-in-toronto Jan 14, 2011 9:45 PM

Getting ready to go
 
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Just half an hour before they start moving again. drivers, hydro workers, police...everyone ready. The pickup with the tall mast on it's nose is used as go/nogo for wire clearance.

Ordo Jan 15, 2011 6:44 AM

What a work. Nice documental picks.

rlewis0083 Jan 16, 2011 11:38 AM

That's going to be a lot of beer! Interesting pics and story.

frank-in-toronto Jan 16, 2011 12:37 PM

Today they parked at woodbine racetrack. I'm hoping they took perspective into account to maybe i can get some photos with the track sign lit up in the background. or foreground. i'll go over closer to sunset.

frank-in-toronto Jan 16, 2011 6:38 PM

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Parked at Woodbine Racetrack. Tonight they travel to Molsons. Should make it. It's just down the road.

dr_spock Jan 16, 2011 11:42 PM

Beautiful. I love heavy haulage.

I think each vat can hold a million bottles of beer.

Cheers.

lomitamike Jan 17, 2011 12:51 PM

Those are the biggest kegs I've ever seen. I hope the refrigerator is big enough.

frank-in-toronto Jan 17, 2011 1:28 PM

hey. i worked pretty hard to get that airplane in there. It was cold and I stood behind my open hatchback for a while. At least someone say it's a nice touch. Please.

Mugmar Jan 17, 2011 8:11 PM

That last shot really shows the imense size of those things. I was going to comment on the plane without you asking :) It is a really nice touch!


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