The Wrath of the Killdozer

Marvin Heemeyer spent a year and a half modifying a Komatsu D335A bulldozer into an "armored vehicle of vengeance". On June 4th, 2004, he rampaged through the town of Granby, Colorado, smashing vehicles and buildings, including the homes of those he felt had plotted against him.
The overencumbered vehicle was obviously difficult to control, and swerved widely through the streets, but Heemeyer was still able to seek out and and hit his specific targets. The bulldozer effortlessly demolished cars and buildings, including the home of a former mayor, the office of a newspaper that had sided against him in an editorial, the businesses of a former city councilman, and the city hall. Despite the destruction of property, no people had been injured or killed. killdozer_city_hallThe remains of Granby city hallThe Granby Police requisitioned an industrial scraper to pit heavy equipment against heavy equipment, but the Killdozer merely shoved the lighter adversary aside.

Over $7 million in damage was done that day. Read the entire story at Damn Interesting. Link

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This and the tank escapade are the two videos that I LOVE watching. This one at least has a not "TOTALLY" crazy reasoning behind it.

He tried to work with them, he tried to fight them legally, he had nothing left to fight with so he used his brains to "win".

I dont totally agree with the methods used but I TOTALLY applaud the effort involved. Hell he should have lived, he probably would be working for a defense contractor now if he had.
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"I was always willing to be reasonable until I had to be unreasonable. Sometimes reasonable men must do unreasonable things."
- Marvin Heemeyer

This is the best example of what can happen when you back someone into a corner. My favorite aspect of this whole thing is that he put a lot of people that screwed him out of business. I would have liked to have shaken his hand.
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