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Classic Machines Scrapers

Classic Machines: The Caterpillar 641 single engine scraper

Charles Fairbairn
Up until 1962 Caterpillar had not really ventured into the world of large scrapers other than in its line of cable operated towed models. However,
Classic Machines Scrapers

Classic Machines: The Caterpillar 630A scraper

Charles Fairbairn
Although the Cat 630A was a significant improvement on its predecessor, it didn’t have hydraulic controls and was soon surpassed by the 630B.   By Richard
Classic Machines Loaders

Classic Machines: The Caterpillar 922 wheel loader

Charles Fairbairn
Introduced in 1960, the No.922 Traxcavator was the second Caterpillar wheel loader to be released for sale (the first was the No. 944) and proved
Classic Machines Tractors

Classic Machines: Caterpillar’s first D9 tractor

Charles Fairbairn
When released in 1955, the Caterpillar D9D was one of the world’s largest and heaviest track type tractors, only exceeded in size by the Euclid
Classic Machines Scrapers

Classic machines: The Caterpillar 631A scraper

Charles Fairbairn
A direct descendent of the 1950s DW21, the 631A was introduced in 1960 and was the second of Caterpillar’s new ‘600’ series motor scrapers to
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