Rule #1: make haste slowly. Think things through completely. Stop and reconnoiter immediately if there's any sign of a problem.
The lathe, and likely the mill, are going to have a relatively high center of gravity.
If you can arrange a hoist, that may be the easy way to load. Lift the lathe through the center of the bed -- put crossbars under the bed, straps down through the bed, and lift on those. If you have to go up a ramp...see rule #1.
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Law of Logical Argument - Anything is possible if you don't know what you are talking about.
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