Category : Classic Machines

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Classic Machines: The Wabco 252 scraper

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As it transpired, the Wabco 252FT was the last in a long line of C-series Tournapulls, and was an excellent machine, but debuted at the...
Classic Machines Contractor Tractors

Classic Machines: The Allis-Chalmers HD-5

Allis-Chalmers always had a good reputation for making reliable and versatile track type tractors, but its new HD-5 introduced in 1946 exceeded all expectations. By...
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Classic Machines: The International 295 PayScraper revisited

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A big ‘heavy hitter’ from International-Harvester, the 295 had quite a measure of success during its production life, even making the transition into a ‘B’...
Classic Machines

Earthmoving equipment as an art form

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This month we’re doing something a little out of the ordinary. The 30s, 40s and 1950s were the zenith of stylish industrial design and class....