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Cheapest barges?

Discussion in 'Marketplace' started by Hotel Lima, Oct 20, 2007.

  1. Hotel Lima
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    Hotel Lima Junior Member

    Hello,

    I'm looking for a pair of cheap (as cheap as possible) barges that are or can be converted to hopper barges. Will consider anything 150'+. Anyone have some around or know where I can pick some up?

    Thanks,

    Jake
     
  2. eponodyne
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    eponodyne Senior Member

    There's a yard on the Illinois River somewhere between Peru and Cuba (no, really), specifically I think it's upriver of Peoria; they've got just a tremendous rust farm going on there, Google around and I think you'll find it.
     
  3. ted655
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    ted655 Senior Member

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  4. kiwihere2
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    kiwihere2 Junior Member

    wow ted thats a gr8 site with all kinds of junk i dont need but well worth looking at. if ur reading this thread look at the link above.
     
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