Tag : Euclid

Contractor

A big brute of a machine

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Euclid’s S-18 motor scraper is an excellent example of the old adage, “if it looks right, it probably is right”, and went on to form...
Allis-Chalmers

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...
Vickers

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,...
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The Euclid SS-40 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...
Off-Highway TrucksWabco

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 MachinesForgotten companies

Forgotten companies: Tractomotive

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International-HarvesterScrapers

The International-Harvester 270 Payscraper

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