1973 - Bigge engineers develop "Atlas" trailer

Way back in 1973, previously developed equipment was not hefty enough to haul this 800,000 lb. 42 ft. by 17 ft. nuclear reactor. This required Bigge engineers to put together "Atlas," capable of carrying up to 700 tons on its 192 wheels. This massive specialized hauling equipment can be dismantled and transported by normal trucking equipment.

Upon arrival to its destination, his 404 ton nuclear reactor was loaded onto a Bigge-designed, "Crawler Transporter". It then traveled under its own power up a 6% grade to its final resting place at the Diablo Canyon Power Plant.

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