Tag : Carco

Classic Machines

Earthfill Compaction – A Brief History

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Good compaction of fill is essential if you are to avoid subsidence. The Romans and Egyptians knew it and so did the so-called “primitive” tribes...
Allis-Chalmers Contractor HD-5 heavy tractor Tractors

Classic Machines: The Allis-Chalmers HD-5

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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...
International-Harvester PayLine TD-24 heavy tractor

The TD-24 revisited

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Classic Machines Tractors

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...
Forgotten companies

Forgotten companies: Carco

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Many of the readership will identify the name Carco as being associated with logging winches and forestry equipment. However, Carco’s roots go much further back...
Allis-Chalmers HD-19 heavy tractor Tractors

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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Forgotten companies: Bucyrus-Erie

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The Bucyrus-Erie Company was world famous for its range of face shovels, draglines, cranes and other mining and quarry equipment. However, it also made a...
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Forgotten companies: Isaacson

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Back in time when the track type tractor was still considered a new tool for earthmoving, there were dozens of companies offering attachments to outfit...
International-Harvester TD-20

Classic Machines: The International-Harvester TD20 & TD20B tractors

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