Steepest grade you ever pulled or went down.....

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  1. Okieron

    Okieron Crusty Okie

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    Plus steel wheels on steel rails is bound to have something to do with it also.
     
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  3. kajidono

    kajidono Road Train Member

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    Apply that same reasoning to the brakes as well and you've got it.
     
  4. end of the road

    end of the road Heavy Load Member

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    Found this video today. Pretty good video.

    [ame]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wWOWiLzR7ME[/ame]
     
  5. oneshot

    oneshot Medium Load Member

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    Everyone in the US interstate system.And a few none interstate grades that really dont care to remember.:biggrin_25523:
     
  6. sweetdaddy915

    sweetdaddy915 Medium Load Member

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    That's chicken ####

    You go thru wagooners pass and tuscarora pass in pennsylvania

    And see what a curvy ### road is. bald knob is pretty good one steep

    Its just widened out better than the other 2 the other 2 are on pa state hiways

    North of carlisle,pa and you'd #### yourself

    Ain't like that cake walk of that video you posted

    That is nice and long. steep yes curves please

    You need too go too pennsylvania,w.va and see some real ####
     
  7. OpenRoadDreamer

    OpenRoadDreamer Road Train Member

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    Was on Bald Knob last week... Still vote U.S550 in Colorado
     
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  8. sweetdaddy915

    sweetdaddy915 Medium Load Member

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    14 % steepest.

    east of I 83 in the town of york,pa

    On a small stretch of st. Hiway
     
  9. sweetdaddy915

    sweetdaddy915 Medium Load Member

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    PA-74 north of carlisle,pa

    Not the steepest #### surest the worst hairpen u turns
    no shoulders can't see around them dam hairpen u turns

    I wood know there are steeper grades sure

    The worst road was by far the wagoneer and tuscarora pass on pa-74
     
  10. OpenRoadDreamer

    OpenRoadDreamer Road Train Member

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    I was on PA-74... really no fun with a spread axle flatbed
     
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  11. texan007

    texan007 Medium Load Member

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    Between junction, Co and durango was enough for me I think it was more the width of the road that made it so fun. I felt like I had crossed a milestone in trucking though. I made have been down steeper ones but that road got my attention and had it for a while.
     
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