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As seen from the Aquarium
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I have observed an unbelievable array of uses of the fork lift. Some I caught with photos

The many uses of a fork lift

Lifting a cable stay housing

Moving a compressor

Positioning counterweights to alter the vertical alignment of the east and west decks

Guiding a stay pipe

Lifting concrete blocks

Moving a hycraulic jack

Moving a small girder

Elevating a stay cable housing

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