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To the north of downtown is Skinner Butte . Northeast of the city are the Coburg Hills . Spencer Butte is a prominent landmark south of the city. Mount Pisgah is southeast of Eugene and includes Mount Pisgah Arboretum and Howard Buford Recreation Area , a Lane County Park. Eugene is surrounded by foothills and forests to the south, east and west, while to the north the land levels out into the Willamette Valley and consists of mostly farmland.
The Willamette and McKenzie rivers run through Eugene and neighboring city, Springfield . Another important stream is Amazon Creek , whose headwaters are near Spencer Butte. The creek discharges west of the city into Fern Ridge Reservoir , maintained for winter flood control by the Army Corps of Engineers . Eugene Yacht Club hosts a sail school and sailing regattas at Fern Ridge during summer months.
A boat trailer is a trailer designed to launch, retrieve, carry and sometimes store boats.
“The association of truckers with cowboys and related myths was perhaps most obvious during the urban-cowboy craze of the late 1970s, a period that saw middle-class urbanites wearing cowboy clothing and patronizing simulated cowboy nightclubs. During this time, at least four truck driver movies appeared, CB radio became popular, and truck drivers were prominently featured in all forms of popular media.” — Lawrence J. Ouellet
In 1999, The Simpsons episode Maximum Homerdrive aired. It featured Homer and Bart making a delivery for a truck driver named Red after he unexpectedly dies of 'food poisoning'.
The number one hit on the Billboard chart in 1976 was quite controversial for the trucking industry. "Convoy," is a song about a group of reckless truck drivers bent on evading laws such as toll booths and speed traps.The song went on to inspire the film "Convoy", featuring defiant Kris Kristofferson screaming "piss on your law!" After the film's release, thousands of independent truck drivers went on strike. The participated in violent protests during the 1979 energy crisis.However, similar strikes had occurred during the 1973 energy crisis.
In 1984 the animated TV series The Transformers told the story of a group of extraterrestrial humanoid robots.However, itjustso happens that they disguise themselves as automobiles. Their leader of the Autobots clan, Optimus Prime,is depictedas an awesome semi-truck.
Many people are familiar with this type of moving, using truck rental services, or borrowing similar hardware,is knownas DIY moving.Whoever is renting a truck or trailer large enough to carry their household goods mayobtainmoving equipment if necessary.Equipment may be items such as dollies, furniture pads, and cargo belts to protect furniture and to ease the moving process.