Hauling wood in Millinocket, 1980

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This 34-wheel rig was believed to be the largest truck hauling wood in the United States in 1980.

This load of pulpwood totaled 62 cords and weighed 382,000 pounds. The trucking rig was custom made; Gerald Pelletier, a private contractor for Great Northern Paper Company in Millinocket owned and operated it.

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  • Title: Hauling wood in Millinocket, 1980
  • Creator: Ray DeLong
  • Creation Date: 1980-03-05
  • Subject Date: 1980-03-05
  • Location: Millinocket, Penobscot County, ME
  • Media: Photographic print
  • Dimensions: 18 cm x 23 cm
  • Local Code: Coll. 1880, Box 2/3
  • Collection: United Press International collection
  • Object Type: Image

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