Category : Tractors

Classic Machines Tractors

Classic Machines: The Vickers VR180, Vigor & Vikon track type tractors

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There are three machines which seem to have acquired mystical status for fans of earthmoving equipment in New Zealand – The Euclid TC-12,  Euclid 16TDT,...
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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 Terex 82-20 crawler tractor

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Smallest of all the production Terex track type tractors, the 82-20 was designed to expand Terex’s market share of the crawler tractor business and take...
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Classic Machines: The Allis-Chalmers HD-19 revisited

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Allis-Chalmers led the charge for a bigger, higher horsepower track type tractor following World War Two. The resulting model HD-19 was a breakthrough in many...
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Classic Machines: Caterpillar’s D7 tractor -‘the early years’

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The iconic Caterpillar D7 has been in continuous production in various versions since 1935. They have fought in three major conflicts – WWII, Korea &...
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Classic Machines: The Allis-Chalmers HD-11 tractor

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