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The Terra Marique returns to Preston with another delivery

Posted on - 14th June, 2014 - 7:10pm | Author - | Posted in - Ashton-on-Ribble, News

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Returning for another delivery, the Terra Marique could be seen straddling the Preston and Penwortham banks of the River Ribble earlier today.

It’s only a month from the last delivery, but the barge is back for another delicate drop off operation for a South Ribble power station.

The unique specialist heavy lift boat Terra Marique drifted down the Ribble, to a spot roughly level with the Evans Halshaw garage then twisted sideways across the river so the back end could unload the cargo. A well rehearsed operation.

Crowds gathered again to witness the spectacle.

Here are a few pictures from today and previous deliveries on Flickr:

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