Underground Cavern Truck Route To Pfizer Independence MO

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Justin N.'s Comment
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Anyone done a delivery to the underground caverns in Independence, MO?

I could not believe this place. I was picking up a load of pharmaceuticals and turns out I had to drive into a hole going under a mountain. Never thought I was going to make it out of that place alive.

When I first saw that entrance I was thinking no way could a truck go down here but sure enough a few minutes later I see them start trickling out. I had to dive half a mile down these tunnels with barely over a foot of space on my sides at the turns it seemed. Then to top it all off there was an alley dock at the end that I have no idea how I managed to back up to.

I think there are a bunch of videos on youtube other drivers going through this place with the same reaction.

Daniel B.'s Comment
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I haven't delivered to that specific place but I have delivered to the underground caverns in Carthage, Missouri. Now that place was just gorgeous. I arrived at 2100 and there was a light rain, almost like a mist. My wife was with me and it just took our breathe away. It definitely wasn't as tight as you described. (That's what she said)

Starcar's Comment
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I have never gone into the tunnels...and you couldn't make me go...This old lady doesn't do enclosed places..Sometimes the sleeper was to small...

guyjax(Guy Hodges)'s Comment
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This is a video I made the first time I went into one of those caves. I have several interesting vids on my you tube channel.

Truck Driving In The Caverns In Carthage, MO

Truck driving through the underground caverns in Carthage, MO

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Dave D. (Armyman)'s Comment
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I went into the tunnels when I was with a trainer, with my first company.

Dave

Brett Aquila's Comment
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I can't remember which ones I delivered to but that is one awesome experience! Like Daniel said, when you first see the tunnel you think, "No way!!!! This is crazy!!!!" And it is! But it's great.

Matthew D.'s Comment
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I once drove to a place in Wampum Pa that was an old limestone quarry or something like that inside a mountain. The truck barley fit height wise lol. It was cool in there and smelled like a farmhouse basement, pretty cool place. It was converted to a warehouse.

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