Changing the face of Charleston : The unbuilding of the Grace and Pearman Bridges
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June 20, 2006:
New player on the block

Out at the Navy Yard the cleanup continues but with a twist. There is a new player in our game

A pile of rebar

A pile of Grace/Pearman pieces (Jackie has been working hard)

Timmy's excavator-in-waiting

and the new player, the 995 from Jay Cashman. This mega-machine does the cleanup after Mickey blows away the piers and substructures. With two barges - it picks up concrete debris from the river bottom and dumps it into one barge while picking up rebar and dumping it in a separate barge. Should be interesting to watch this guy in action

and its bucket

and a view from under

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