McClain & Co., Inc. - 40ft Underbridge Inspection Unit Bucket Snooper Truck

What Bridge Inspection Crews Can Find Using a Snooper™ Truck

Routine bridge inspections are, more often than not, exactly that: routine. Most of the time, on most highway and railway bridges, there is little or nothing out of the ordinary that comes up. Except when there is. A vivid example of what bridge inspection crews can find while using a Snooper™ truck or other under […]

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McClain & Co., Inc. - 40ft Underbridge Inspection Unit Bucket Snooper Truck

How a Snooper™ Truck Makes Bridge Inspection Projects Easier

The venerable Snooper™ truck has been around for almost five decades now, the very first model being sold back in 1964. And they have been associated with bridge inspection and repair from the start. As we noted in an earlier article, the original equipment was designed to “inspect, repair, sandblast, paint” underneath bridge decks. And […]

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3 Reasons to Rent Your Equipment from McClain & Co., Inc.

If your work involves bridge inspections, whether that’s highway bridges or railroad structures, you need the best tools and equipment you can gain access to. No one has to tell you what is at stake in under bridge work, nor the need for reliable and versatile equipment to carry out that work. All of which […]

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McClain & Co., Inc. - 40ft Underbridge Inspection Unit Bucket Snooper Truck

The Uses Of A SNOOPER™ Truck

For many of our customers, the first and foremost use for a SNOOPER™ truck is for under bridge applications. This could be, as an original SNOOPER™ put it, to “…inspect, repair, sandblast, paint” underneath a bridge deck. In fact, authentic Snooper™ under bridge inspection and maintenance trucks have been widely used for these purposes since […]

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We All Know The Venerable Snooper Truck, But What Is A ‘Snooper’ Truck?

Of course, we know that it is an underbridge inspection and maintenance truck. But what many people don’t realize is that not all underbridge trucks are SNOOPER™ underbridge vehicles.  While it is true that we’ve been referring to just about every articulated boom lift truck as “snoopers” for almost five decades now, the name “SNOOPER™” […]

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