Tag : Caterpillar

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

A more modern look at the Allis-Chalmers TS-200 motorscraper

Gill Prentice
Although it was not an original Allis-Chalmers design, the model TS-200 motorscraper paved the way for a far more successful machine in Allis’ product line,...
Classic Machines Forgotten companies

Forgotten companies: Tractomotive

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Classic Machines Scrapers

Classic Machines: The John Deere 762 scraper

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Classic Machines Tractors

Classic Machines: The Vickers VR180 tractor

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Classic Machines Scrapers

The history of the towed scraper

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Before the motor scraper there was the towed scraper – one of the first types of bulk earthmoving equipment to be invented.   RICHARD CAMPBELL looks...
Bulldozer Classic Machines

Classic Machines: LeTourneau’s LW12 Tournatractor

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LeTourneau was first off the blocks with a wheeled bulldozer, a roadable and manoeuvrable machine suited to many earthmoving jobs. Here we take a closer...
Classic Machines Scrapers

Classic machines: The Caterpillar 631A scraper

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Classic Machines Forgotten companies

Forgotten companies: LaPlant-Choate

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LaPlant-Choate is not a well-known name in New Zealand. In fact if you mentioned it to a contractor today he would probably give you a very...
Classic Machines Loaders

Classic Machines: The Terex 72-81 wheel loader

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Following on from the success of its smaller 72 series wheel loaders, Terex decided to take on the big boys with the 72-81. By Richard...