Tag : Euclid

Allis-Chalmers TS-360 scraper

The Allis-Chalmers TS-360 scraper

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Following its buy out of LaPlant-Choate in 1952, Allis-Chalmers proceeded to improve and enhance its products. One of the first machines to receive attention was...
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The VR180, Vigor & Vikon track type tractors

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There are three machines which seem to have acquired mystical status for fans of earthmoving equipment in New Zealand – The Euclid TC-12,  Euclid 16TDT,...
Euclid

The Euclid SS-40 motor scraper

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The 1960s were the halcyon days of big motor scrapers. Most of the large equipment manufacturers had a machine in their sales catalogue with a...
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Classic Machines: The Wabco 35 Haulpak

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While somewhat better known for its range of scrapers, LeTourneau-Westinghouse (later Wabco) sought to diversify and expand its product range in the late 1950s. The...
Classic Machines Forgotten companies

Forgotten companies: Tractomotive

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International-Harvester Scrapers

The International-Harvester 270 Payscraper

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Classic Machines Scrapers

Classic Machines: The Allis-Chalmers TS-460 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 TS-460 motor scraper being...
Classic Machines Forgotten companies

Forgotten companies: Hewco

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LeTourneau Off-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...