Tag : Classic Machines

Classic Machines Scrapers

Classic Machines: Wabco 229 Series – End of a long lineage

Charles Fairbairn
In a successful attempt to keep up with the competition, Wabco finally incorporated full hydraulic controls into the Model C Tournapull. By Richard Campbell. Starting
Classic Machines Tractors

Classic Machines: Euclid’s 82-40 tractor

Charles Fairbairn
Development began on what was to become the 82-40 in 1964 following numerous requests from contractors for a machine a little larger and heavier than the
Classic Machines Tractors

Classic Machines: The Allis-Chalmers HD-21 tractor

Charles Fairbairn
Developed directly from their model HD-20 (introduced 1951), the HD-21 featured among other things, one of the diesel engines from the recently acquired Buda Engine
Classic Machines Scrapers

Classic Machines: International Harvester’s 400 series scrapers

Charles Fairbairn
An an entirely new design from International Harvester, the 400 series was based around a modular concept of construction and consisted of four machines –
Classic Machines Scrapers

Classic Machines – The Caterpillar DW15 scraper

Charles Fairbairn
The Caterpillar DW15 Revisited Back in the May 2005 issue of Contractor we had a look at Caterpillar’s DW10 successor, the DW15. Page space was a
Classic Machines Loaders

Classic Machines: The Volvo LM841 wheel loader

Charles Fairbairn
It may come as a bit of a surprise to you, but Swedish company Volvo have been manufacturing wheel loaders now for over 60 years.