Category : Scrapers

Classic Machines Scrapers

Classic Machines: The Caterpillar 619 motor scraper

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Caterpillar’s model 619 motor scraper was the very first of their ‘600’ series machines and introduced quite a few innovations not seen on their previous...
Classic Machines Contractor Scrapers

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 Scrapers

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 Scrapers

A Duplicitous Pair – The Michigan 110-9 & Hancock 192

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The subject(s) of this months article occupy a fairly unique niche in the history of elevating scrapers as they are both one and the same...
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...