Project Gallery

Duffy has successfully completed major projects and heavy haul transportation for a host of large entities including Xcel Energy, Siemens Energy, Baker Hughes, Coorstek, Ball Metal, Kroger, University of Colorado, and others. The work performed for these customers included:

  • Technical plant disassembly and relocation
  • Installation and modification of technical equipment
  • Place shoring
  • Slab removal
  • Manufacturing line assembly servicing
  • Fabrication
  • Major Transportation
  • Construction Infrastructure Re-engineering

150,000 pound Girders

Duffy Crane & Hauling was contracted by Zak Dirt, Inc. for the erection of the southbound 5-span bridge of Weld County Road 53 over the North Platte River. Our 450 ton GMK6400 and 400 ton AC350-6 worked in tandem to set 150,000-pound girders, working from the river bed. Below is drone footage of this and ...continue reading

PDC Josephine Aerial

The crane is supplying coil tubing for an oil well service customer, working 7 days a week on the project. Click on the image below to enlarge           Click here to return to Project Gallery

Grove TMS9000-2 removing signage from the Broncos Stadium

‘Sports Authority Field’ signs removed from Broncos stadium The days of 'Sports Authority Field' signage at the Denver Broncos' stadium have officially come to an end. Crews resumed work to remove ‘Sports Authority Field’ signage at the Denver Broncos’ stadium on Thursday. Team President Joe Ellis announced last Tuesday that the bankrupt company’s signs would ...continue reading

400 ton Demag AC 350

The large white boom is our 400 ton Demag AC 350 setting air handlers for Central Mechanical in the Denver Tech Center area. Click on any of the images below to enlarge           Click here to return to Project Gallery

Solar Decathalon

The two white booms featured here are our National NB127 boom truck and our Terex T-560 truck crane. They are working near Denver International Airport where the US Department of Energy “Solar Decathalon” is taking place. The Solar Decathalon is a competition featuring universities in the US, Canada and Europe. Contestants are judged on the ...continue reading

450 Ton Crane

450 Ton Crane working for a radio station customer in the Denver area. Click on any of the images below to enlarge                             Click here to return to Project Gallery

450 Ton 2017

450 Ton Crane moving a wireless shelter. Click on any of the images below to enlarge                             Click here to return to Project Gallery

210 T Light Rail Structure

This is a 210 Ton All Terrain Crane working on a light rail parking structure. Click on any of the images below to enlarge             Click here to return to Project Gallery

165 Ton 2017

This is a large warehouse project utilizing a 165 ton crane and crawler. Click on any of the images below to enlarge             Click here to return to Project Gallery

Cell Tower

Installation and erecting of cell towers on a mountain top location. Click on any of the images below to enlarge             Click here to return to Project Gallery

Windmill

Wind towers being erected for a customer. Click on any of the images below to enlarge                                   Click here to return to Project Gallery

Flying Drill Rig

We were hired to retrieve a 85,000 lb drill rig from the bottom of a hole where the customer is building an apartment building. We used a specially designed platform, one of a kind, to perform a job that Duffy only is uniquely qualified to perform. We had to lift the drill rig, spin it ...continue reading

Two crane pick, Transformer

This is a 2 crane pick for a 170,000 lb. transformer. Duffy was hired to load and transport the transformer from the location where it was serviced to its final destination. Click on any of the images below to enlarge                               ...continue reading

Moving a Power Distribution Center

Duffy moved a power distribution center out of the manufacturers building, loaded it on our truck and delivered it to the end customer. The building was approximately 36 feet long, 17 feet wide and 70K lbs. Click on any of the images below to enlarge                     ...continue reading

Engine and Rail Car Move, Boulder, CO

A 1960’s old, used rail locomotive was donated to Heber Valley Railroad based in Heber Valley, Utah. Duffy Crane & Hauling was contracted to load out the pieces by Heber Valley RR so they could haul the units back to Utah for restoration. They are a non-profit RR museum and also use the old locomotives ...continue reading

Crane and Rigging – Prescient Company

Duffy Crane & Hauling is providing the crane and rigging for pre-fabricated roof sections for Prescient Company, a Colorado-based business. For more information about the project, please click here Click on any of the images below to enlarge                                   ...continue reading

MR magnet in the University of Colorado Sports Center Hospital

This was the installation of an 18,000# MR magnet in the University of Colorado Sports Center Hospital added to the Folsom Field Stadium in Boulder Colorado. Duffy was contracted by GE Healthcare to install it in cooperation with Mortenson Construction, the General Contractor of the building improvements. To accommodate the upper floor entry and to ...continue reading

Madison Communications – Champa

The lift was to hoist a 95,000# Genset (generator with diesel engine for emergency power) to the third floor roof structure. We have been installing CRAC units (computer refrigerated air conditioning ) for the telecommunications gear in the building at this Denver location. Each crane was a 400 ton crane reaching 50 feet up and ...continue reading

GE Medical Platte Valley Medical Center

Working for GE Medical at Platte Valley Medical Center in Brighton. The terrain and location of the entry to the hospital required a 210 ton crane to reach 90 feet in radius and about 20 feet up in elevation with the 13,000# MR magnet. We then "skated" the magnet into the room, set it on ...continue reading

NW Pipe Pick and Flip

Duffy Crane & Hauling supports Northwest Pipe for a massive pipe for the Denver water systems by providing the following services: Crane support for assembly of the pipe pieces PE designed and stamped lifting/rigging eyes Steel detail drawings for providing the lifting/rigging eyes Custom fabrication and assembly welding for lifting/rigging eyes per PE design drawings ...continue reading

Transformer Move

Specialized Transport, Beam and Dolly-Transformer Move   Click here to return to Project Gallery

Transformer Move

Specialized Transport Beam and Dolly  - Transformer Move       Click here to return to Project Gallery

Elitch Gardens Theme Park

Operated Cranes A Ride Installation at Elitch Gardens Theme Park, Denver, Colorado       Click here to return to Project Gallery

DIA Concourse Train Tunnel 2012 & 2014

Millwright Plant Relo Shoring beam installation at a Denver International Airport Hotel Addition Click on any of the images below to enlarge                     Click here to return to Project Gallery

Flight Simulator Installation

Millwright Plant Relo Flight Simulator Installation       Click here to return to Project Gallery

MRI Installation

Industrial Contractors Millwrights MRI Installation at Children’s Hospital       Click here to return to Project Gallery

Transformer Move with Beam & Dolly

Transformer move Palmer Lake, December 2008       Click here to return to Project Gallery

Transformer Move to Sub Station

This is a transformer move from a rail site in Sedalia, CO to Daniel’s Park Sub Station. The load was approximately 157 ft. long, 20 ft.wide and 19 ft. high with a GVW of 432,000 lbs. The move took place over two nights with 18 people participating in various capacities. The transformer was unloaded using ...continue reading

Public Utility Carrier

As one of the oldest Public Utility Carriers in the Country (PUC# 333 ), Duffy Crane and Hauling performs the day to day trucking tasks for our customers utilizing equipment ranging from enclosed box trucks and flatbeds to 110 ton lowboys pulled by 500 horsepower tractors.         Click here to return to ...continue reading

Moving and Setting

For over a Century, Duffy Crane and Hauling’s crews have been an ever growing presence in the rocky mountain region providing services such as moving and setting equipment and components essential to our customer’s businesses from printing presses and lathes to priceless works of art. In this photo, we are moving and setting some priceless ...continue reading

Heavy Haul Dolly System

This Dolly System is specially designed for hauling heavy tanks and oversized vessels. This photo depicts a tank move in Longmont, Colorado.         Click here to return to Project Gallery

Generator on Beam and Dolly

Duffy Crane and Hauling crews and cranes loading a generator onto a Beam and Dolly for transport.               Click here to return to Project Gallery

Denver Big Air 2011

Duffy Crane and Hauling facilitated the lifting and placement of snow for the 120’ ramp featured in the Denver Big Air show. The event was held in Civic Center Park near Broadway and Colfax in downtown Denver on January 25 and 26, 2011. As a long term business in the Denver area since 1886, Duffy ...continue reading

Beam and Dolly

352,000 lb. XCEL transformer unloaded from rail car, moved to destination job site and then set on pad.           Click here to return to Project Gallery

90 Ton Steerable

Recently introduced to our fleet is this 90 ton steerable 13 axle trailer with a 30 foot main deck and a 12 foot extension for a total of 42 feet of ‘belly’. It is a RGN (Removable Goose Neck) for loading wheeled or tracked equipment. This trailer is capable of maneuvering into very tight locations ...continue reading

75 Ton Expandable Trailer

Transportation of a load weighing 83,000 lbs. from Commerce City, Colorado to Canadian, TX on a 75 ton expandable trailer with a 25′ 5″ to 47′ 10″ wide capacity. Trailer has a ride height of 30″ loaded with air ride suspension which meets California requirements.       Click here to return to Project Gallery

210 Ton Grove Crane Lift

This photo depicts a 210 ton Grove Crane setting a roof top chiller in Downtown Denver, Colorado with the use of a hydraulic luffing jib.         Click here to return to Project Gallery

200 Ton Demag

Duffy Crane and Hauling’s 200 ton Demag erecting a Tower crane in Downtown Denver, Colorado.         Click here to return to Project Gallery

Invesco Field at Mile High Stadium

Duffy’s 70 ton Grove Crane working at Invesco Field, soon to be Sports Authority Field at Mile High Stadium. The project will entail removal and re-installation of signage on all four sides of the stadium. This process involves significant operator technical expertise with respect to lifting both equipment and personnel. The project includes use of ...continue reading