Tag : EMD Models

Classic MachinesLeTourneauModel C Tournapull

The legendary LeTourneau Super C Tournapull

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Apart from the track type tractor, perhaps no other earthmoving machine advanced the art of dirt moving, lowered cost-per-yard, and changed the way contractors thought...
International-HarvesterScrapers

International-Harvester’s 2T-55 & 2T-75 PayScrapers

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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...
Allis-ChalmersEMDScrapers

The Allis-Chalmers TS460 motor scraper

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Allis-Chalmers was always an innovator when it came to construction equipment although not all of its products were instant successes, its TS460 motor scraper being...
LeTourneauOff-Highway Trucks

Birth of the Articulated Dump Truck

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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 MachinesScrapers

The history of the towed scraper

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Before the motor scraper there was the towed scraper – one of the first types of bulk earthmoving equipment to be invented.   RICHARD CAMPBELL looks...
Black Rat ModelsEMDEuclid

Euclid’s TC-12 tractor

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Classic MachinesScrapers

LeTourneau’s Model C Tournapull scraper

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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 MachinesForgotten companies

Aveling-Barford’s motor graders

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