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Classic Machines

Earthfill Compaction – A Brief History

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Good compaction of fill is essential if you are to avoid subsidence. The Romans and Egyptians knew it and so did the so-called “primitive” tribes...
941 Traxcavator Caterpillar Loaders Track type

The Caterpillar 941 Traxcavator

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There is an old adage that says “If it looks right, it probably is right”, and that appellation most certainly describes the Caterpillar 941 Traxcavator....
35 Haulpak Truck Off-Highway Trucks Wabco

The Wabco 35 Haulpak

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While somewhat better known for its range of scrapers, LeTourneau-Westinghouse (later Wabco) sought to diversify and expand its product range in the late 1950s. The...
Classic Machines Wheel dozers

Classic Machines- The Clark-Michigan wheel dozers

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Michigan wheel dozers were well accepted by the earthmoving industry and found use in all manner of operations. Michigan was not the first manufacturer to...
Wabco

The Wabco 229 Series – End of a long lineage

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In a successful attempt to keep up with the competition, Wabco finally incorporated full hydraulic controls into the Model C Tournapull. By Richard Campbell. Starting...
Caterpillar

The Caterpillar 225 excavator

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Classic Machines Loaders

Classic Machines: The International 560 payloader

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International-Harvester TD-25 heavy tractor

The IH TD-25 tractor

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Forgotten companies

Forgotten companies – Hough

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