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Classic Machines Tractors

Classic Machines: The International-Harvester TD20 & TD20B tractors

Charles Fairbairn
By the end of the 1950s, International’s “jack of all trades” TD-18 was getting beyond further economical development. The TD-20 was the result. By Richard
Classic Machines Scrapers

Classic Machines: The John Deere 762 scraper

Charles Fairbairn
John Deere was one of the pioneers of elevating scrapers in the USA. But what to do when your existing technology is out of date?
Classic Machines Tractors

Classic Machines: The Caterpillar D8 tractor

Charles Fairbairn
A true classic tractor in every sense of the word, the Caterpillar D8 has been around in various forms since 1935.   BY RICHARD CAMPBELL This
Classic Machines Loaders

Classic Machines: The small Payhaulers 65, 95 & 100

Charles Fairbairn
The Small PayHaulers – International’s 65, 95 & 100 Determined to break into the off highway truck market, International Harvester introduced the model PayHauler 65
Classic Machines Scrapers

Classic Machines: The Caterpillar 633 scraper

Charles Fairbairn
Not wanting to be left behind in the market stakes for large single-engined elevating scrapers, sales of which had really blossomed during the 1960s, Caterpillar,
Classic Machines Scrapers

Classic Machines: The Caterpillar 613 scraper

Charles Fairbairn
Introduced in 1969, the Caterpillar 613 has been with us in various configurations for 43 years covering five different models and is the most successful
Classic Machines Tractors

Classic Machines: The Allis-Chalmers HD-20 tractor

Charles Fairbairn
In production for just three years, the HD-20 was the stepping stone between the powerful HD-19 and the very successful HD-21. RICHARD CAMPBELL delves into
Classic Machines Tractors

Classic Machines: the International-Harvester TD25 tractor

Charles Fairbairn
Following on from its very successful model TD24, International Harvester introduced its successor, the TD25 in 1959. Rather than being a scaled up version of the TD24,
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 Caterpillar 651 scraper

Charles Fairbairn
With the arrival here recently of two secondhand Cat 651Bs, the time is probably right to have a closer look at the largest two-axle, single-engined