The Speed Swing 445F rail crane from Pettibone is designed for multiple railroad service applications, including laying rails and setting ties. Powered by a 163 hp Cummins QSB4.5 Tier 4 diesel engine, it has a three-speed transmission and electric shift control. Other features include 180-degree boom rotation, front load capacity of 10,000 pounds and a side load capacity of up to 8,000 pounds. Travel speed is 25 mph on hi-rail or 20 mph with all-terrain rubber tires. Four-wheel drive with rear wheel disconnect allows for greater maneuverability off the rails. Magnet package is optional. 906/353-4800;

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