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Classic Machines Scrapers

Classic machines: The Michigan 110-15 scraper

Charles Fairbairn
Clark-Michigan is a name more commonly known to New Zealand contractors for their range of wheel loaders rather than motor scrapers. However the Michigan range
Classic Machines Scrapers

Classic Machines: Mississippi Road Supply Company (M.R.S)

Charles Fairbairn
Specialising in assembled machines, primarily for the US military, the Mississippi Road Supply Company (MRS) produced a range of motorscrapers including the monstrous Model 250,
Classic Machines Scrapers

Classic Machines: International-Harvester’s E200 scraper

Charles Fairbairn
One of the first companies to realize the benefits an elevating scraper could offer the smaller earthmoving contractor was International Harvester, which introduced the model
Classic Machines Scrapers

Classic Machines: The Allis-Chalmers 260E scraper

Charles Fairbairn
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: The Terex TS-18 motor scraper

Charles Fairbairn
Breaking away from traditional Terex design philosophy, the TS-18 twin powered motor scraper was an entirely new machine from the ground up. The only link with
Classic Machines Scrapers

Classic Machines: The Euclid TS-18 motorscraper

Charles Fairbairn
Although it had only a short production life, the Euclid TS-18 marks an important milestone in the history of Euclid’s twin engined scrapers.  The TS-18