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Be safe and check out the Hooters in Texarkana!!!
Mmmmmm, she mentioned the best buffalo wings in the world!

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Mmmmmm, she mentioned the best buffalo wings in the world!

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You know it!!!!! And the best company in the world!!
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Very true, good company for sure, definitely a cool meet spot!

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another day has passed
we left Ft. Worth area at 9 AM as scheduled

we had to go way out down several Farm & Market roads, bridges on Highway 20 & 30 has to many low bridges, under 15 feet clearance & we are taller than that

We left Texas on Highway 40, we traveled across Arkansas doing the speed limit for trucks.

We are now in West MEMPHIS Arkansas., quite a dump, Texicans don't want to live here.
I'll be glad when we leave in the morning, hopefully at 9 AM, Permits have not come through yet.
When i say dump, have you ever been in a WAFFLE HOUSE & didn't want to sit there & definitely not want to eat there. Reminded me of Logan Heights in San Diego, i won't say more

I'll update tomorrow, i need a shower, beer & sleep

looks like about 15 hours to go on this trip, maybe a bit more
I hope West Virginia allows Oversized Loads to move on Saturdays
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Old 07-15-2011, 12:37 AM
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Kinda sounds like a place I ended up stopping in on the way to north LA couple weeks back, Carmel, LA, the whole place literally stunk like trash, could not wait to leave and still felt like I and my truck needed a good cleaning for having been there! Hopefully your trip is going to get better here soon!

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I've been seeing quit a few wind turbine blades and other equipment heading down toll 66 towards I70 here in PA. I'm not sure where exactly they're heading but maybe it has something to do with your trip?
I give you and the drivers your working with alot of credit for dealing with the stupid drivers you have to.
I watched a guy almost merge into the side of one of the blades this morning trying to beat the truck out of the toll booth
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LOL
NO body wants to be behind a Wide Load, they don't move very fast & they are hard to get around, especially on 2 lane roads like we were on today in HOOKS TEXAS. That place is also a speed trap
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Ah common GT....what's wrong with a Waffle House??

In South Carolina hookers use them to bring truckers in!! LOL! West Memphis.....ewwww!!!!
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Another day has passed, we left Memphis at 9am

at 8 PM we were pulling into LONDON Kentucky
now the hills begin

We are going to leave here at 8 AM & be at the Kentucky/West Virginia on Highway 75 i believ state line about 2 PM, on Highway 75 i believe
We will sit there Saturday after arriving & all of Sunday
West Virginia won't let us in until Monday morning
we hope to get there at the unloading area by 1 PM Monday
if the driver signs off my invoice right away,
9 hours later i can be in Connecticut, where i took the picture for June 2011 calender
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Well it is Saturday & we went another 5 hours this morning

We went from London KY to PIKEVILLE KY
There is a big Harley thing going on, its called
CHRISTMAS IN JULY

I am at the LANDMARK MOTEL & i almost didn't get a room
We are as close to West Virginia as we can get until Monday

I found out the place where this load is going to
The 23 turbine Pinnacle Wind Farm at will be located on Green Mountain, near Keyser WV, in Mineral County.
In a National Forest
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