Nightly News   |  January 28, 2014

Huge Crane Travels from San Francisco to New York

A massive floating crane called the Left Coast Lifter has moved through the Panama Canal and up the Hudson River to arrive in New York for construction of the new Tappan Zee Bridge.

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>>> because it takes a green giant to lift a giant, the vessel is as long as a 30 story bridge , moving metal to build the new tap an zee bridge. it can move 1900 tons at a time. it's traveling 6,000 miles to its new temporary workplace.