Heavy equipment mavens: Purpose of old rubber tires on crane boom?
August 24, 2018 4:21 PM Subscribe
They're almost finished tearing down an old state office building. As you'll see in this photo, the construction crane has more than twenty rubber tires attached to one side of the boom. What purpose do these tires serve? Construction fencing hid the crane's base--it's probably on wheels or tank-treads, definitely not fixed.