1. Welcome to the 12ozProphet Forum...
    You are currently logged out and viewing our forum as a guest which only allows limited access to our discussions, photos and other forum features. If you are a 12ozProphet Member please login to get the full experience.

    If you are not a 12ozProphet Member, please take a moment to register to gain full access to our website and all of its features. As a 12ozProphet Member you will be able to post comments, start discussions, communicate privately with other members and access members-only content. Registration is fast, simple and free, so join today and be a part of the largest and longest running Graffiti, Art, Style & Culture forum online.

    Please note, if you are a 12ozProphet Member and are locked out of your account, you can recover your account using the 'lost password' link in the login form. If you no longer have access to the email you registered with, please email us at info@12ozprophet.com and we'll help you recover your account. Welcome to the 12ozProphet Forum (and don't forget to follow @12ozprophet in Instagram)!

MOW equipment rolling through the backyard.

Discussion in 'Metal Heads' started by sectorTVA, Mar 12, 2002.

  1. sectorTVA

    sectorTVA 12oz Senior Member

    Joined:
    Jul 8, 2000
    Messages:
    1,272

    MOW equipment rolling through the backyard.

    Discussion started by sectorTVA - Mar 12, 2002

    thats right....had some MOW equipment tearing shit up in my backyard today...i took a bunch of pictures, but my camcorder was dead...oh well...hopefully theyll make another pass comming back...just thought id let everyone know that i love having tracks 30 yards from my bedroom window....coolest shit ive seen them doing back there so far....
     
    sectorTVA - Rank: 12oz Senior Member - Messages:
    1,272
    - Joined:
    Jul 8, 2000
  2. Ski Mask

    Ski Mask 12oz Loyalist

    Joined:
    Apr 11, 2000
    Messages:
    11,114

    Ski Mask - Replied Mar 12, 2002

    MOW trains are always good for spotting really old obscure equipment. Aside from the very specialized stuff (Spreaders, Ballast Tampers, etc.) most MOW equipment is cobbled together from older equipment the railroad has lying around. Like CP up here had some old heavyweight baggage cars gutted, and used for storing chemical drums. Post them flix when they get developed...
     
    Ski Mask - Rank: 12oz Loyalist - Messages:
    11,114
    - Joined:
    Apr 11, 2000
  3. Fox Mulder

    Fox Mulder 12oz Loyalist

    Joined:
    Nov 23, 2000
    Messages:
    12,434

    Fox Mulder - Replied Mar 12, 2002

    i wish i lived that close to the tracks. lucky baStard
     
    Fox Mulder - Rank: 12oz Loyalist - Messages:
    12,434
    - Joined:
    Nov 23, 2000
  4. Cracked Ass

    Cracked Ass 12oz Veteran Member

    Joined:
    Oct 24, 2001
    Messages:
    7,898

    Cracked Ass - Replied Mar 13, 2002

    I like it when they chop down the brush by the tracks, and a chain link fence gets caught in the mowing blades and stretched around into a steel wreath.
     
    Cracked Ass - Rank: 12oz Veteran Member - Messages:
    7,898
    - Joined:
    Oct 24, 2001
  5. kinkosnerd

    kinkosnerd 12oz Junior Member

    Joined:
    Nov 9, 2001
    Messages:
    128

    kinkosnerd - Replied Mar 13, 2002

    I saw a bunch of mow stuff not to long ago, i think ill start a thread on the bench tonight..
    any one know in particular what the machine is called that makes a little pit between each of the wooden planks on the tracks.. I dont know exactly how to describe it, but I was walking tracks not to long ago, and inbetween the ties there were just little pits, like something that had big gear teeth was rolling down the tracks.. If you know what this machine is called, do you also know what purpose it serves.. just wondering.
    thanks.
     
    kinkosnerd - Rank: 12oz Junior Member - Messages:
    128
    - Joined:
    Nov 9, 2001