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Classic Machines Forgotten companies

Forgotten companies: Tractomotive

Charles Fairbairn
An exceptionally versatile tool, the wheel loader has found a use in all phases of construction as well as quarry and aggregate production, material recycling,
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
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Classic Machines: LeTourneau’s LW12 Tournatractor

Charles Fairbairn
 LeTourneau was first of the blocks with a wheeled bulldozer, a roadable and manoeuvrable machine suited to many earthmoving jobs. Here we take a closer
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Classic Machines: The Volvo LM841 wheel loader

Charles Fairbairn
It may come as a bit of a surprise to you, but Swedish company Volvo have been manufacturing wheel loaders now for over 60 years.