Tag : Matchbox

Allis-Chalmers

The Allis-Chalmers TS-260 scraper revisited

Contrafed PUblishing
Sometimes persistence really does pay off. Even more rewarding when it was someone else’s idea. Getting stuck in and ironing out the bugs can be...
Caterpillar D7

Classic Machines: Caterpillar’s D7 tractor -‘the early years’

Contrafed PUblishing
The iconic Caterpillar D7 has been in continuous production in various versions since 1935. It has fought in three major conflicts – WWII, Korea &...
Allis-Chalmers Elevating scraper Scrapers

The Allis-Chalmers 260E scraper

Contrafed PUblishing
The Allis-Chalmers 260E elevating scraper was one of the quartet of elevating scrapers which appeared in the mid 1960s to challenge LeTourneau-Westinghouse’s dominance in the...
Classic Machines Scrapers

Classic Machines: Wooldridge’s scraper range

Contrafed PUblishing
Wooldridge is not a name many of our readers will be familiar with and yet it was an important evolutionary branch of the motor scraper...