Tag : General Motors

Classic Machines

Protected: A new beginning – the Terex articulated dump truck

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Contractor

The Clark-Michigan 180 Wheel Dozer

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In some countries, particularly New Zealand, wheel dozers are an under-appreciated item of machinery. The wheeled bulldozer is actually an extremely versatile piece of equipment...
Euclid

Euclid’s Big Singles- The S-28 and S-32

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Designed to compete directly with the Caterpillar 651, the Euclid S-28, and later S-32 were the largest single-engined overhung scrapers that the company ever manufactured,...
Contractor

The Mississippi Road Supply Company (M.R.S)

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Specialising in assembled machines, primarily for the US military, the Mississippi Road Supply Company (MRS) produced a range of motorscrapers including the monstrous Model 250,...
LeTourneau

LeTourneau’s LW12 Tournatractor

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LeTourneau was first off the blocks with a wheeled bulldozer, a roadable and manoeuvrable machine suited to many earthmoving jobs. Here we take a closer...
Classic MachinesTractors

The Allis-Chalmer’s HD-14 tractor

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The Allis-Chalmers HD-14 was introduced in 1939 and was broadly based on that company’s earlier and very successful Model L and LO gasoline powered crawlers....
Classic MachinesTerex

The Terex S-23E elevating scraper

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Classic MachinesHancock

Hancock’s elevating scraper pioneer

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Many of the machines used in earthmoving today were born out of the need for a specific tool to carry out a local task. Necessity...