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Contractor Scrapers

Evolution of the Single Axle Scraper

Charles Fairbairn
Grand-daddy of all the scrapers (apart from the horse-drawn, wheel-less Fresno type), the single axle scraper has a niche in the history of earthmoving and
Classic Machines Scrapers

Classic Machines: The Euclid TS-24 motor scraper

Charles Fairbairn
Euclid TS-24s were a major influence in shaping New Zealand, responsible for opening up many areas of the country. By Richard Campbell The Euclid TS-24
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 – The Caterpillar DW15 scraper

Charles Fairbairn
The Caterpillar DW15 Revisited Back in the May 2005 issue of Contractor we had a look at Caterpillar’s DW10 successor, the DW15. Page space was a