Tag: Rayburn Electric

The 250-ton transformer turns onto Joe Ramsey Blvd. Image by J. Satterwhite.

Wrong Way on Joe Ramsey

The immense size of the transformer being transported to the Rayburn Electric substation near Wieland, Texas Monday night called for the load to travel east on Joe Ramsey from the hospital to Highway 34 in the westbound lanes.  This was because of the  arrangement of traffic lights would not allow […]

It is an amazing operation to see huge, mega-loads being transferred from rail to highway conveyance. Image by Jim Satterwhite.

Loading Up and Trucking to Cash

The Dallas Garland and Northeastern Railroad hauled two transformers weighing approximately 250 tons each to the old Hunt Yard off Wellington Street two or three days ago.  The H. Brown Company from New Iberia, Louisiana assembled a caravan of steerable dollies, cranes, support vehicles and flatbed trailers to make the […]