The trailer is normally used to transport a
pontoon boat. Bob built a plywood deck on the trailer and used padding to
protect the wing.
Sheldon Sundsmo, a friend of
Bob's and EAA Chapter member, went along on the trip to pick up the plane at a
farmhouse in St. Helen, Michigan from the seller, Robert Farr
who with his dad helped them load the trailer.
They drove northwest from Houghton Lake, across
the Mackinac Bridge, through the UP of Michigan and south west down to
Bob says he picked the northern route to avoid
the Chicago traffic. They observed the speed limits and took normal precautions
when towing. There were no problems or enroute damage.