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LeTourneau

The LeTourneau Model B Tournapull

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LeTourneau was the pioneer in motor scraper development in the late 1930s, nobody else came close to replicating his success.  With his Model A Tournapull...
Caterpillar the 941 Traxcavator

The Caterpillar 941 Traxcavator

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There is an old adage that says “If it looks right, it probably is right”, and that appellation most certainly describes the Caterpillar 941 Traxcavator....
Elevating scraper International-Harvester Scrapers

The International-Harvester E200 scraper – A new look

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We last had an overview of the International Harvester E200 back in 2007, and a considerable amount of new information has come to hand since...
Allis-Chalmers Contractor Loaders

Classic Machines: The Allis-Chalmers 12G loader

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Allis-Chalmers, in its heyday, was known as a very innovative company. Be it in engineering or design, it could be counted on to provide the...
Contractor Elevating scraper Fiat-Allis

The Fiat-Allis 161 Elevating Scraper

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Caterpillar Contractor D5

The Caterpillar D5 & D5B track-type tractors

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Clark-Michigan Elevating scraper

The Michigan 110-9 & Hancock 192 elevating scrapers

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The subject(s) of this month’s article occupy a unique niche in the history of elevating scrapers as they are both one and the same machine!...
Allis-Chalmers

The Allis-Chalmers TS-260 scraper revisited

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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 Contractor Model Collector NZG of Germany

Let’s Make A Big Loader- the Cat 983 loader

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Clark-Michigan

The Clark-Michigan 110-15 scraper

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Clark-Michigan is a name more commonly known to New Zealand contractors for its range of wheel loaders rather than motor scrapers. However the Michigan range...