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Old Posted Nov 19, 2007, 4:17 AM
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Thanks frink, I've added a link to this thread at the top of the front page, next some other new goodies.
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Looks good man! It will help keep things more tidy and not so overly busy on the main forum thread. Meaning less posts to shift thru..
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if we are counting cranes that simply have a stationary base, there is an additional smaller crane at union square, working over the parkade in the park. It's not concreted into the ground, but while in place is weighted down at the base with {concrete? cast iron?} ballast and is unable to move, and has been stationary on site for some months.
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I believe that we came to a consensus that these smaller cranes were not worth the time involved in tracking them
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Has the crane come off of Copperwood? I couldn't see it in Surreal's pic.
     
     
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It's still up in the photo's that srperrycgy posted yesterday from his walkaround parts of the WLRT route.
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I drove by The Bow crane yesterday and that thing was massive!
     
     
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Having not seen this other crane at Union Square, I guess I'll put it to you guys. Can it be said to be a "tower crane," and should it be included in the count?
     
     
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Great pics OptimA. I've reposted these in the Bow Thread, of course reuploaded to imageshack again instead of linking them. Credit also given. I trust you have no objections?
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Having not seen this other crane at Union Square, I guess I'll put it to you guys. Can it be said to be a "tower crane," and should it be included in the count?
Is this the other crane at Union Square?
     
     
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Great pics OptimA. I've reposted these in the Bow Thread, of course reuploaded to imageshack again instead of linking them. Credit also given. I trust you have no objections?
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If that is the other crane, if one could even call it a crane, at Union Square, I don't see why it should be in the count.
     
     
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It has a horizontal jib not visible in the picture. It is not what we normally refer to as a tower crane, though it is definitely a crane, and a stationary one at that. It sits on a concrete slab, and is held down by a stack of ballast blocks.

I think our definition for inclusion of cranes in the count should probably be based around the common method of achorage: Base tied to poured concrete. By that definition, the second crane at union square would not be included.
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not all tower cranes are anchor to concrete slabs ... some eventually get wedged in between the floor slabs of tall skyscrapers.
     
     
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It has a horizontal jib not visible in the picture. It is not what we normally refer to as a tower crane, though it is definitely a crane, and a stationary one at that. It sits on a concrete slab, and is held down by a stack of ballast blocks.

I think our definition for inclusion of cranes in the count should probably be based around the common method of achorage: Base tied to poured concrete. By that definition, the second crane at union square would not be included.
By that definition we couldn't include Bow Valley College, which most definately is a tower crane.
     
     
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The crane at Homburg-Harris I came down this afternoon.
     
     
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^I thought the one at Homburg-Harris I came down quite awhile ago.
     
     
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^I thought the one at Homburg-Harris I came down quite awhile ago.
It did. If there was a portable crane there they may have started putting the crane for Homburg Harris II up, since the base was installed over a week ago now.
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