Category : Classic Machines

Elevating scraper Terex

Classic Machines: The Terex S-23E elevating scraper

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Loaders Volvo

The Volvo LM841 wheel loader

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Classic Machines Scrapers

Classic Machines: The International Harvester 270 PayScraper

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Ten years ago, when I first wrote about the International 270 PayScraper (Contractor, September 2005), the article was heavily abridged to fit available publishing space. Also,...
Forgotten companies

Forgotten companies – Hough

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Classic Machines Tractors

Caterpillar’s Diesel Sixty: A landmark machine

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The Diesel Sixty marked a significant milestone in the development history of the track type tractor in that it was the first such diesel engined...
Classic Machines Scrapers

Classic Machines: Hancock’s elevating scraper pioneer

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Many of the machines used in earthmoving today were born out of the need for a specific tool to carry out a local task. Necessity...
International-Harvester TD-18 tractor

The International-Harvester TD-18 tractor

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International introduced the model TD-18 track type tractor in 1938, primarily aimed at the growing construction market. Initially known as the TD-65, the machine’s designation...
Classic Machines Scrapers

Classic Machines: The Le Tourneau-Westinghouse C-500 motor scraper

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Earthmoving equipment manufacturers are constantly modifying and improving their machines to make them perform better. Some of these modifications are beneficial, others open to question, but...
Euclid

The Euclid TS-18 motor scraper

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175 track type loader International-Harvester Payloader

The International Harvester 175 payloader

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