In a major league fishing expedition, one of two heavy-duty recovery units from Tanner’s Truck & Equipment of Rockport, Ark., is used to hook a 50,000-lb. mobile crane at the bottom of Lake Ouachita in Hot Springs, Ark. The crane fell from a barge, and an insurance […]
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The November 2012 issue of Tow Times, page 13, contained information regarding changes to State of Maryland’s private trespass towing requirements. View Senate Bill 401 at this link.
In addition to the Tow Times SourceBook, the best towing industry buyer’s guide out there, the Tow Times October issue packs the feature article “Off-Road Winching”, which showcases a few of our readers’ specialized machines for off-road recovery. Included is this 1986 Bombardier Skidozer from […]
The September issue of Tow Times contains a recovery job on which Bob’s Garage & Towing was joined by towing and recovery industry instructor Wes Wilburn. The accident occurred just after Wilburn had completed a heavy-duty towing and recovery class at Bob’s Garage & Towing’s […]
The Tow Times August issue News Bits department (page 12) included a request by a retired Oklahoma Highway Patrol officer to identify a 1918 GMC tow/boom truck. Here are more photos of the vehicle. If you have any information about this truck, email Lynn Holman […]
Editor’s Note: The “Slow Down Move Over” truck is featured in the July issue of Tow Times magazine.
When this loaded tractor-trailer coal truck dropped its wheels off the roadway on a steep curve, the rig flipped over a guardrail. Pennington’s Wrecker Service of Harlan, Ky., used three heavy recovery units to pull the vehicle up and over the guardrail.
In the May issue we covered Snatch Block Part 2. Here are additional illustrations calculating the effects of various line angles when using snatch blocks. View the PDF chart