Category : Classic Machines

Classic Machines Scrapers

The Good, The Bad & The Ugly

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Some ideas are brilliant but never seem to catch on, some are basically flawed from the start and others are the subject of nightmares and...
Classic Machines Scrapers

Classic machines: The Michigan 110-15 scraper

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Clark-Michigan is a name more commonly known to New Zealand contractors for their range of wheel loaders rather than motor scrapers. However the Michigan range...
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Classic Machines: LeTourneau’s Model A Tournapull

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R.G LeTourneau conceived the idea of the self-propelled motor scraper while recovering from a near-fatal auto accident.  He approached Caterpillar with the concept but they...
Classic Machines Scrapers

Classic Machines: International-Harvester’s 495 PayScraper

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A large brute of a motor scraper, the International-Harvester model 495 was the only three-axle, open bowl scraper ever offered by the Company and it...