Category Archives: transportation

Rotary snow plow

Spring has returned to a select few locations. Last month the rotary snow plows had to return to Donner Pass to battle the heavy Sierra Snow along the UP Roseville Subdivision in California. [6:29]

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Airbus drone hybrid

“Airbus and Italdesign are please to introduce Pop.Up, a trailblazing modular ground and air passenger concept vehicle system to releive traffic conjestion in megacities of tomorrow.” Spot the spelling errors. Video is about a concept that looks nice on the … Continue reading

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Osaka monorail

Better than Disney World.

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Scorpion 3 Hoverbike-3

Created by Russian startup Hoversurf, the Scorpion-3 aerial bike isn’t much more than a giant quadcopter with a seat, but unlike previous prototypes, the Scorpion-3 puts the controls directly in the hands of the pilot. Although this sci-fi machine wants … Continue reading

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UPS field drones

UPS announced it has successfully tested a drone that launches from the top of a delivery truck. The test was conducted in collaboration with drone-maker Workhorse. Sending drones to make deliveries from package cars could bolster efficiency in our network … Continue reading

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The Road of Bones

The most hardcore highway, you have ever seen, M56 Kolyma Highway, located in far east part of Russia. It connects Magadan and Yakutsk. The length of the original road via Tomtor is about 1,900 kilometers (1,200 mi). [4:20]

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Heavy haulage

A.L.E. Heavy haulage moves a 400kV 380-ton transformer along the North Circular Road to a relay station that’s just been built near Finsbury Park in norf (sic) London. [4:05]

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Rollerman rolls in China

He’s lucky if he survives. [5:44]

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Train plows through trees

After the first big snowstorm of the season central BC, an empty grain train plows through fallen trees on its way eastbound into the Canadian Rockies. “Get your smash glasses on!”

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90 mph on steam

This was the first time since 1968 that a steam hauled train had been cleared to run at 90 mph; an impressive feat for a 75-year-old steam locomotive. Hey! You dropped a piece of tomato.

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Narrow

Trucker drives his rig through a narrow entryway after folding his mirrors in.

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Moving massive Boeing airplane parts

Get in the driver seat: see how our Long Load Crew moves spars & stringers over 30 meters long for our Boeing 777, 767, and 747. The steer car is attached to the back of a long truck that hauls … Continue reading

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An “oh crap” moment

The locomotive crew were enjoying the drive out of Melbourne on a nice hot day when confronted by a buckled rail. It was a rough ride for a few moments but the locomotive and train stayed on track and the … Continue reading

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Mini train owner rides around his property

Words cannot truly describe this guy.

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The worst red light runners are in Florida

There’s something about Florida that makes drivers fall asleep at the wheel or go brain dead.

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Big rig: shifting an 18-speed gearbox

This video gives a demonstration of how to shift an 18 speed big truck, along with a bit of advice to help a new driver. How to skip gears, when going through all the gears, isn’t necessary, depending upon the … Continue reading

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