Category : Classic Machines

CaterpillarTractors

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 MachinesHancock

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...
Classic MachinesInternational-Harvester

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 MachinesLeTourneau-Westinghouse

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...
Classic MachinesEuclid

Euclid’s TS-18 motor scraper

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Classic Machines

The International Harvester 175 payloader

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Classic MachinesLeTourneau

Classic Machines: The Model D Tournapull

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During WWII the Army called for an “air transportable earthmover” and LeTourneau took up the challenge. THE FIRST LETOURNEAU Model D Tournapull with Model Q...
International-HarvesterTractors

Classic Machines: The International Harvester TD30 track type tractor

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