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Re: "1997, the Year of the Backhoe" ...Re: Fiber Cut In Sterling VA.
On Jul 29, 11:54am, Perry E. Metzger wrote: > Subject: Re: "1997, the Year of the Backhoe" ...Re: Fiber Cut In Sterling > > Peter Galbavy writes: > > > "1997, the Year of the Backhoe" > > > > For those of us who have not grown up with the (what sounds like) > > delightful vagaries of US road management - what is a backhoe ? > > A type of "steam" shovel -- i.e. a particular kind of the class of > mechanical devices with a large articulated arm with a big scoop at > the end used for digging trenches and such. The details of what > distinguishes a backhoe from other members of the class aren't > important for your purposes... So, what's a backhoe anyway? And do you think you can find a picture of one anywhere on the net...say, at http://www.cat.com/products/equip/bhl/bhl.htm, perhaps?