Tag : International-Harvester

Classic Machines Scrapers

A Duplicitous Pair – The Michigan 110-9 & Hancock 192

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The subject(s) of this months article occupy a fairly unique niche in the history of elevating scrapers as they are both one and the same...
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...
Forgotten companies

Forgotten companies: Carco

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Many of the readership will identify the name Carco as being associated with logging winches and forestry equipment. However, Carco’s roots go much further back...
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...
Classic Machines Forgotten companies

Forgotten companies: Bucyrus-Erie

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

Classic Machines: The Caterpillar 639D elevating scraper

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