Tag : Earthmoving

Contractor Scrapers

Evolution of the Single Axle Scraper

Charles Fairbairn
Grand-daddy of all the scrapers (apart from the horse-drawn, wheel-less Fresno type), the single axle scraper has a niche in the history of earthmoving and

Working the dream

Gill Prentice
When your childhood passion is making things, the choice between following your father into a career in accountancy, or opting for an engineering degree is
Classic Machines Forgotten companies

Forgotten companies: Isaacson

Charles Fairbairn
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
Classic Machines Loaders

Classic Machines: The Caterpillar 922 wheel loader

Charles Fairbairn
Introduced in 1960, the No.922 Traxcavator was the second Caterpillar wheel loader to be released for sale (the first was the No. 944) and proved