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FEMA Trailers - Hope, Arkansas
http://www.horizontransport.com/hope ^

Posted on 02/22/2010 10:11:16 AM PST by kcvl

Someone mentioned the other day they wanted a FEMA trailer. Here is your chance...


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1 posted on 02/22/2010 10:11:16 AM PST by kcvl
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http://www.horizontransport.com/hope


2 posted on 02/22/2010 10:11:53 AM PST by kcvl
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To: kcvl

I think that was someone from Daily Kos that wanted a new home. They spoke about upgrading to a double wide


3 posted on 02/22/2010 10:14:00 AM PST by joinedafterattack
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To: kcvl

The Huckster and Slick open trailer park...film at 11


4 posted on 02/22/2010 10:16:21 AM PST by choctaw man (Good ole Andrew Jackson, or You're the Reason God Made Oklahoma...)
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To: joinedafterattack

You are bad!


5 posted on 02/22/2010 10:16:32 AM PST by kcvl
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To: kcvl

Is this for real? Who is getting these trailers? Where are they going to be allowed to park, etc.


6 posted on 02/22/2010 10:22:44 AM PST by acoulterfan
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To: acoulterfan

Horizon Transport

www.horizontransport.com
407 Wabash Avenue
Wakarusa, IN 46573-9543
(574) 862-2378

Horizon Transport, Inc. was founded by Melvin and Ruthann Schrock in 1984. Today, Horizon remains family owned and operated. Their son, Marion Schrock has been in charge of the day-to-day operations since the mid 1990’s. Our business philosophy became our slogan, “Integrity, Dedication & Excellence”

In the early 1980’s Mr. Schrock was a delivery driver for Coachmen Industries, delivering new RV’s to their dealerships. It was during this time that he recognized the need for a transportation company that provided prompt service with professional, clean, qualified and courteous drivers. It was out of this vision that Horizon Transport was birthed.

Horizon started out delivering new RV’s for the recreational industry, both motorized and towable units. In 1989, we opened a flatbed division delivering general freight, small vehicles and mobile homes. Later, we closed this division and turned our focus back to what we do best, driveaway and towaway.

http://www.horizontransport.com/AboutUs.asp


7 posted on 02/22/2010 10:31:43 AM PST by kcvl
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To: acoulterfan

If you are interested in purchasing travel trailers that FEMA is storing at the Hope Airport, please go to

http://gsaauctions.gov to bid on them.


8 posted on 02/22/2010 10:33:56 AM PST by kcvl
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To: kcvl
It was out of this vision that Horizon Transport was birthed.

Birthed??

9 posted on 02/22/2010 10:34:43 AM PST by ozark hilljilly
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To: kcvl

A whole dollar a mile? Wow, what a deal, only costs 30 cents for diesel and then they want commercial insurance (of course, if you pull for hire with your personal insurance and have a problem you are SCREWED!).

Yea buddy, I really want some of this.

In case you didn’t get the drift ...this is sarcasm.

Surely they jest?

Too bad some need to do this for some income in all this stimulus spawned prosperity.

I thought these trailers had been condemned.


10 posted on 02/22/2010 10:40:29 AM PST by Sequoyah101 (Half of the population is below average)
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To: acoulterfan

$1 a loaded mile. So you get paid a buck a mile going, and the return trip is on you. Fifty cents a mile wont pay for fuel and wear and tear on your vehicle. Motel and meals is on the driver also....sounds like a hell of a deal for FEMA. One dollar a mile and they furnish the towing vehicle and fuel still wouldnt be but standard over the road pay.


11 posted on 02/22/2010 10:41:11 AM PST by Concho
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To: kcvl

I thought they were going to send these trailers to Haiti?


12 posted on 02/22/2010 10:41:53 AM PST by Ben Ficklin
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To: kcvl

From the GSA Auction site:

“ALL UNITS ARE WORN/USEDSOME HAVE MISSING PARTS AND COMPONENTS, EXTERNAL-SOME UNITS MAY HAVE SMALL HOLES AND/OR DENTS,SOME UNITS ARE MISSING WINDOWS AND/OR ROOF VENTS.OTHER PARTS MAY BE BROKEN OR MISSING FROM WHATIS LISTED IN THE DESCRIPTION. REPAIRS AREREQUIRED.


13 posted on 02/22/2010 10:42:33 AM PST by acoulterfan
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To: kcvl

Hey there is a mobile home dealer in my town selling these FEMA trailes for 3 - 3.5K come on down and getcha one!


14 posted on 02/22/2010 10:45:48 AM PST by Red_Devil 232 (VietVet - USMC All Ready On The Right? All Ready On The Left? All Ready On The Firing Line!)
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To: kcvl
If you are interested in purchasing travel trailers

With the price of fuel, crumbling economy, and our declining standard of living, I'm sure working class America is excited about purchasing a travel trailer, to pull with their SUV while on vacation....lol

Or are these to live in for the millions that have lost their jobs and homes?

15 posted on 02/22/2010 10:48:06 AM PST by dragnet2
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To: Sequoyah101

Oh, yeah, you have to put down a thousand buck damage deposit also. There will be a lot of desperate guys run and try to get in on this and then end up getting totally shafted. Then these guys will say, well, its your fault, you didnt read the FINE PRINT.


16 posted on 02/22/2010 10:50:12 AM PST by Concho
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To: dragnet2
Before Obama is finished we may all be living in one of these things!
17 posted on 02/22/2010 10:54:38 AM PST by kcvl
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To: acoulterfan
Is this for real? Who is getting these trailers? Where are they going to be allowed to park

No it's not for real...It's just more BS from the government trying to make more money off the sucker tax payers...

I guess it didn't dawn on the corrupt government, that people can't even sell their used RVs, because of the price of fuel, million out of work, more concerned with finding a job then vacationing in some stupid RV..Gezzz

I guess it didn't dawn on the corrupt government some of the biggest RV dealers in the U.S. have gone out of business in the past few years, because people can't afford gas, vacations or RVs.

18 posted on 02/22/2010 10:57:36 AM PST by dragnet2
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To: Concho
$1 a loaded mile. So you get paid a buck a mile going, and the return trip is on you. Fifty cents a mile wont pay for fuel and wear and tear on your vehicle. Motel and meals is on the driver also....sounds like a hell of a deal for FEMA. One dollar a mile and they furnish the towing vehicle and fuel still wouldnt be but standard over the road pay.

lol....My thoughts..

Too bad corrupt running FEMA won't hire the drivers as government employees....Then they'd get new government owned trucks to transport the trailers, $20.00 per hour, plus .55 cents per mile, complete health coverage and those lottery style government retirement benefits.

19 posted on 02/22/2010 11:05:47 AM PST by dragnet2
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To: dragnet2

The towing outfit that is contracting this out has a contract with FEMA to deliver these trailers based on probably $1.50 a mile. So they set back fat and happy and collect fifty cents a mile for watching them go out the gate.


20 posted on 02/22/2010 11:10:01 AM PST by Concho
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To: kcvl
This past June, wifey and I had been at Crater of Diamonds State Park and the following morning drove the backroads through Hope to pick up the Interstate.

I still regret not getting out the vid equipment, because outside of Hope, we drove by a full two mile stretch of FEMA trailers which were packed as far back as the eye could see. Fabbergastic! We figured it was some payback for the area engineered by the Clintons.

21 posted on 02/22/2010 11:10:17 AM PST by ErnBatavia (It's not the Obama Administration....it's the "Obama Regime".)
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To: Concho

Not to mention other closed door government kick backs they’re likely getting.


22 posted on 02/22/2010 11:11:24 AM PST by dragnet2
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To: dragnet2

They will need Preparation H, if this deal falls through......


23 posted on 02/22/2010 11:14:07 AM PST by Concho
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To: ErnBatavia

Did you find a diamond?!


24 posted on 02/22/2010 11:14:21 AM PST by kcvl
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To: Sequoyah101
High Levels of Formaldehyde in FEMA Trailers Force Agency to Seek Alternatives

Submitted by MedHeadlines on 15 February, 2008 –

High levels of formaldehyde found in FEMA (Federal Emergency Management Agency) trailers have forced the agency to intensify its efforts to find alternative shelter for Gulf coast hurricane victims.

Currently 38,000 families are still living in the trailers and mobile homes.

From the time the families began occupying the trailers, there were complaints about respiratory and other health problems associated with formaldehyde exposure. More than 7,000 families have asked to leave the trailers because of concerns of formaldehyde.

Children, the elderly and people with respiratory problems are the most vulnerable to problems from formaldehyde exposure, said Dr. Julie L. Gerberding, director of the disease control centers. About a third of the 519 trailers and mobile homes tested by her agency had levels of formaldehyde that could be expected to cause symptoms in such people, Dr. Gerberding said.

With the hurricane season fast approaching, FEMA has vowed not to use these trailers again in the future but has not specified what alternative housing they will have to offer. The agency also has not yet decided whether to force out people who have the trailers parked on their own property. Nor does the agency have a program to help families that have incurred medical bills because of formaldehyde exposure,

The reason for the high levels of formaldehyde is still being investigated by the Centers for Disease Control.

25 posted on 02/22/2010 11:17:21 AM PST by spectre ( Spectre's wife)
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To: kcvl
Not even close! We hadn't done research on the place, so we showed up with gloves, trowels and a bucket....and wifey was in her white capris with white tennies.......and it'd rained the night before; looked about like this:

We gave it an hour and spent the rest of the afternoon in Murfreesboro.

26 posted on 02/22/2010 11:22:14 AM PST by ErnBatavia (It's not the Obama Administration....it's the "Obama Regime".)
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To: kcvl
Horizon Transport, Inc.
27 posted on 02/22/2010 11:22:56 AM PST by A.A. Cunningham (Barry Soetoro is a Kenyan communist)
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To: ErnBatavia

Well come back and get one of these...

http://www.arkansas.com/images/photos/crater_diamonds_028_m.jpg

and maybe you will find one of these...

http://www.mindat.org/photo-109653.html


28 posted on 02/22/2010 11:27:28 AM PST by kcvl
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To: Sequoyah101
I thought these trailers had been condemned.

Fun factoid:

This movie was filmed, in part, in Bay St. Louis, Mississippi. Pretty much ground zero for Katrina's worst damage.

29 posted on 02/22/2010 11:29:07 AM PST by Charles Martel ("Endeavor to persevere...")
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To: Concho

Expect it.

I wouldn’t take a government related contract job for all the tea in China. Just way too many strings attached.


30 posted on 02/22/2010 11:29:35 AM PST by Sequoyah101 (Half of the population is below average)
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To: ErnBatavia

“we drove by a full two mile stretch of FEMA trailers which were packed as far back as the eye could see”

We saw something similar in southern Mississipi last year.


31 posted on 02/22/2010 11:49:56 AM PST by Western Phil
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Well come back

Next time we're within three states of Arkansas, we sure will.....loved that state.

32 posted on 02/22/2010 5:43:15 PM PST by ErnBatavia (It's not the Obama Administration....it's the "Obama Regime".)
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