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Classic Machines Scrapers

Classic Machines: Euclid’s 16TDT twin powered scraper

Contractor Magazine
One of Euclid’s earliest twin powered scrapers, the Euclid 16TDT was a progressive development of that Company’s experiments with tandem powered earthmovers and it created
Classic Machines Scrapers

Classic Machines: International 2T-55 & 2T-75 PayScrapers

Charles Fairbairn
The late 1940s and early 1950s saw unprecedented growth in earthmoving projects worldwide with demand for new machinery at an all-time high. Some manufacturers were
Classic Machines Scrapers

Classic Machines: The Allis-Chalmers TS-460 motor scraper

Charles Fairbairn
Allis-Chalmers was always an innovator when it came to construction equipment although not all of its products were instant successes, its TS-460 motor scraper being
Classic Machines

Classic Machines: Birth of the Articulated Dump Truck

Charles Fairbairn
Developed to a greater potential during the late 1960s with the advent of all-wheel drive, the articulated dump track has actually been around for a
Classic Machines Scrapers

The history of the towed scraper

Charles Fairbairn
Before the motor scraper there was the towed scraper – one of the first types of bulk earthmoving equipment to be invented.   RICHARD CAMPBELL looks
Classic Machines Tractors

Classic Machines: Euclid’s TC-12 tractor

Charles Fairbairn
Perhaps no other track type tractor has quite the aura of mystery, is spoken of in reverent terms or has had so much misinformation published
Classic Machines Scrapers

Classic Machines: LeTourneau’s Model C Tournapull scraper

Charles Fairbairn
Perhaps no other motor scraper in the history of the genre helped to change the way that contractors thought about moving earth than the LeTourneau
Classic Machines Scrapers

Classic Machines: the Allis-Chalmers 562 motor scraper

Charles Fairbairn
There is an inherent fascination with large pieces of earthmoving equipment, no matter what function they perform and the rarer those pieces of equipment are,
Classic Machines Forgotten companies

Classic Machines: Aveling-Barford’s grader

Charles Fairbairn
Aveling-Barford was formed in 1934 from the merger of two long established British companies – Aveling & Porter (est.1862) and Barford & Perkins (est. 1860).
Classic Machines Tractors

Classic Machines: Allis-Chalmers HD-41 tractor

Charles Fairbairn
Having led the charge for larger, higher horsepower tractors following WWII, Allis-Chalmers once again was is the forefront of large tractor development when the model