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Classic Machines Scrapers

Classic machines: The Michigan 110-15 scraper

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

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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,...
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Classic Machines: International-Harvester’s E200 scraper

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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...
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Classic Machines: The Allis-Chalmers 260E scraper

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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...
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Classic Machines: The Terex TS-18 motor scraper

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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...
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Classic Machines: The Euclid TS-18 motor scraper

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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...