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Big Truck transporting a Big Tree in China

Published on May 24, 2015 by Tycho de Feijter

Big Truck transporting a Big Tree in China

A big red FAW truck transporting a big tree, Spotted in China on the side road of the Second Airport Expressway in the Dongba area in the far east on Beijing. I have seen many a tree transport in the capital, but it the most extreme ever. Note blue truck at the top of the tree…

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… here it is standing next to the tree, showing how big a mamafoekkoe that is. Tree transports are regular sightings in spring, when trees are moved from plantations in the really-faraway suburbs to the central city area.

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This tree must be at least 25 meters high and some ten wide at the bottom. There aren’t many places downtown that have enough space for such a giant.

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Another truck passing by on the elevated Second Airport Expressway. From here it is only sixteen kilometer to Teminal 3 and 22 to Terminal 2. The tree however stays down on the ground.

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Making a left turn, going under the overpass, …

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… barely making it trough. Some leaves will arrive a bit rumpled.

A few other tree transporting trucks we saw in Beijing: blue truck, tree in bloom, a really huge tree, and a crashing tree.

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The red tree truck was followed by a slightly overloaded blue paper truck carrying a shipload of carton for recycling.

 

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