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Classic Machines Scrapers

Classic Machines: Euclid’s TS-32 motorscraper

Charles Fairbairn
Developed from the single-engined model TS-28 (which also spawned an experimental TS-28), the Euclid TS-32 was the largest twin-powered, open bowl motorscraper in the Euclid
Classic Machines Excavators

Classic Machines: Schield’s Bantam excavator

Charles Fairbairn
Tracing its roots back to brothers Vern and Wilbur Schield’s original prototype manufactured in 1946, the Bantam, or more properly the model C-35 cable excavator,
Classic Machines Tractors

Classic Machines: The Euclid C-6 tractor

Charles Fairbairn
Richard Campbell examines the early track-type tractors produced by Euclid before its name changed to Terex. Introduced by Euclid in 1959 after extensive field testing,
Classic Machines Tractors

Classic Machines: Euclid’s 82-40 tractor

Charles Fairbairn
Development began on what was to become the 82-40 in 1964 following numerous requests from contractors for a machine a little larger and heavier than the
Classic Machines Scrapers

Classic Machines: The Terex TS-18 motor scraper

Charles Fairbairn
Breaking away from traditional Terex design philosophy, the TS-18 twin powered motor scraper was an entirely new machine from the ground up. The only link with
Classic Machines Tractors

Classic Machines: The Terex 82-50 tractor

Charles Fairbairn
The first machine to wear the markings “82-50” appeared in 1967. It was an experimental version of Euclid’s existing model 82-40 track-type tractor powered with