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Classic Machines Scrapers

Classic machines: The Caterpillar 615 scraper

Charles Fairbairn
Filling a hole in the (then) lineup of Caterpillar elevating scrapers, the Caterpillar model 615 was a great little machine with some features unique to
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 Scrapers

Classic Machines: The John Deere 762 scraper

Charles Fairbairn
John Deere was one of the pioneers of elevating scrapers in the USA. But what to do when your existing technology is out of date?
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
Bulldozer Classic Machines

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