Category : Forgotten companies

Forgotten companies

Cletrac Tractors

Forgotten companies – Cletrac

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In its heyday, Cletrac was quite an innovator and made a wide range of track type tractors which were very popular. Today, it is almost...
Forgotten companies

Forgotten companies: Ateco

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Once the number one go-to organization for tractor rippers and a myriad of other useful attachments, the American Tractor Equipment Corporation (ATECO) enjoyed major success...
Forgotten companies LaPlant-Choate

The LaPlant-Choate TS-300 motor scraper

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LaPlant-Choate’s TS-300 owes its origins to a design formulated prior to World War 2. The TS-300 was LaPlant-Choate’s first motor scraper and despite being taken...
Contractor Forgotten companies

Forgotten companies: Austin-Western

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Champion Forgotten companies

Forgotten companies: Champion

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Forgotten companies

Forgotten companies: Carco

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Many of the readership will identify the name Carco as being associated with logging winches and forestry equipment. However, Carco’s roots go much further back...
Contractor Curtiss-Wright

The scrapers of Curtiss-Wright

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Forgotten companies

Forgotten companies: Bucyrus-Erie

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The Bucyrus-Erie Company was world famous for its range of face shovels, draglines, cranes and other mining and quarry equipment. However, it also made a...
Classic Machines Forgotten companies

Forgotten companies: Isaacson

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Back in time when the track type tractor was still considered a new tool for earthmoving, there were dozens of companies offering attachments to outfit...
Classic Machines Forgotten companies

Forgotten companies: Tractomotive

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