Tag : Clyde Engineering

Classic Machines Tractors

Classic Machines: The Terex 82-20 crawler tractor

Charles Fairbairn
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
Classic Machines Excavators

Classic Machines: Early Kato Excavators

Contractor Magazine
Well known for the quality of its mobile cranes, Kato, of Japan, was also a pioneer in the field of hydraulic excavators, and the second
Classic Machines Forgotten companies

Forgotten companies: Hewco

Charles Fairbairn
Our country has produced over the years many forward thinking and innovative companies. In the mid-1940s another one was born, in Huntly of all places,
Classic Machines Scrapers

Classic Machines: The Euclid TS-24 motor scraper

Charles Fairbairn
Euclid TS-24s were a major influence in shaping New Zealand, responsible for opening up many areas of the country. By Richard Campbell The Euclid TS-24
Classic Machines Loaders

Classic Machines: Euclid’s R-15 dump truck

Charles Fairbairn
The backbone of the New Zealand Ministry of Works haul truck fleet on hydroelectric power projects from the 1940s into the mid 1970s, the ubiquitous
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

Classic Machines: The Terex 72-81 wheel loader

Charles Fairbairn
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
Classic Machines Scrapers

Classic Machines – The Euclid/Terex S-24 scraper

Charles Fairbairn
Designed as a direct replacement for its existing S-18 single engined motor scraper, the Euclid (later Terex) S-24 had a long career and was the