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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 Excavators

Classic Machines: Schield’s Bantam excavator

Charles Fairbairn
Tracing its roots back to brothers Vern and Wilbur Schield’s original prototype manufactured in 1946, the Bantam, or more properly the model C-35 cable excavator,
Classic Machines

Forgotten companies – Hough

Charles Fairbairn
Among the many people who invented iconic, useful and lasting pieces of earthmoving equipment was Frank G. Hough (pronounced “huff”), Richard Campbell explains. Frank Hough