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This gallery of equipment images is designed to help you identify common types of construction cranes and derricks, both past and present.

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Whirley crane: 1972 Clyde Iron Works 42. Also called a portal crane, the whirley travels on wide-gauge rails. It is used mostly on dams and other large concrete pours, in shipyards and at dockside.
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