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Forgotten companies

Forgotten companies: Ateco

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Once the number one go-to organization for tractor rippers and a myriad of other useful attachments, the American Tractor Equipment Corporation (ATECO) enjoyed major success...
Classic Machines Scrapers

Classic Machines: International-Harvester’s 495 PayScraper

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A large brute of a motor scraper, the International-Harvester model 495 was the only three-axle, open bowl scraper ever offered by the Company and it...
Classic Machines Tractors

Classic Machines: The Allis-Chalmers HD-19 revisited

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Allis-Chalmers led the charge for a bigger, higher horsepower track type tractor following World War Two. The resulting model HD-19 was a breakthrough in many...
Contractor Scrapers

Evolution of the Single Axle Scraper

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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...
Forgotten companies

Forgotten companies: Bucyrus-Erie

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The Bucyrus-Erie Company was world famous for its range of face shovels, draglines, cranes and other mining and quarry equipment. However, it also made a...
International-Harvester Scrapers

International-Harvester’s 2T-55 & 2T-75 PayScrapers

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Classic Machines Forgotten companies

Forgotten companies: Isaacson

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Back in time when the track type tractor was still considered a new tool for earthmoving, there were dozens of companies offering attachments to outfit...
International-Harvester Scrapers

The International-Harvester 270 Payscraper

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Classic Machines Scrapers

Classic Machines: Caterpillar’s DW21 scraper revisited

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Born of necessity, the Caterpillar DW21, the great granddaddy of all Caterpillar 2-axle scrapers, went on to become a very successful scraper for Cat and...