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 Posted: Sat Dec 9th, 2017 12:01 am
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oztrainz



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Hi Eric, 
some other options might work if it is going to be a static display.

These 2 films are pre-WW2 from different sides of AustraliaThe first uses jacks to shove logs onto the wagons - Langley Vale in NSW on the east coasthttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z8qGtAvNGO4 and wire snigging to unload at the mill.

From Western Australia - "Among the Hardwoods" https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4dRsu3vbMj4 with bullock teams, horses with a big wheel and wire snigging to load and unload

Another transfer option could be hydraulic rams working horizontal. These would need a 10' to 12' shove to swap a log from a truck to rail or vice versa.



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