Tag : elevating scrapers

Classic Machines Scrapers

Classic Machines: The John Deere 5010 scraper

Charles Fairbairn
A direct development of Deere’s first elevating scraper, the model 840, the model 5010 incorporated many improvements over its predecessor. John Deere to many people
Classic Machines Scrapers

Classic Machines: The Allis-Chalmers 260E scraper

Charles Fairbairn
The Allis-Chalmers 260E elevating scraper was one of the quartet of elevating scrapers which appeared in the mid 1960s to challenge LeTourneau-Westinghouse’s dominance in the
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 Forgotten companies

Forgotten companies: Mississippi Road Supply

Charles Fairbairn
Back in the November 2005 issue of Contractor we had brief look at the M.R.S Company (Mississippi Road Supply) of Flora, Mississippi, USA. I didn’t