Need a lift? Bidding for surplus crane starts at $25

The defense contractor’s news release opens with an enticing question: “Need to do some heavy lifting this summer and have $25?”  Uh, yeah. Go on…

The people in charge at Fort Eustis, it turns out, need to get rid of a couple industrial cranes.  The 25-year-old “rough-terrain, hydraulic, 6-cylinder, diesel-powered” container cranes are still functional and can each lift up to 80,000 pounds. Online bidding begins Monday, starting at just $25.

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