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    Quote Originally Posted by ER View Post
    I always wondered how they got construction cranes up there to start with. Not that I've lost much sleep over it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ian Murray View Post
    I always wondered how they got construction cranes up there to start with. Not that I've lost much sleep over it.
    Good question, I looked it up myself the day I returned home from O/S. The answer is given here

    Quote Originally Posted by google search
    Tower cranes arrive at the construction site on 10 to 12 tractor-trailer rigs. ...
    To rise to its maximum height, the crane grows itself one mast section at a time!
    The crew uses a top climber or climbing frame that fits between the slewing unit and the top of the mast.
    BTW I removed the night shot, too much space!
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