Tag : Scoopmobile

Classic Machines Forgotten companies

Forgotten companies: Hewco

Charles Fairbairn
Our country has produced over the years many forward thinking and innovative companies. In the mid-1940s another one was born, in Huntly of all places,
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
Classic Machines Loaders

Classic Machines: The Hewco LD3 Scoopmobile

Charles Fairbairn
This rather interesting piece of machinery can trace it’s origins through three decades and three countries: the USA, Australia and New Zealand.   By Richard Campbell
Classic Machines

Forgotten companies – Hough

Charles Fairbairn
Among the many people who invented iconic, useful and lasting pieces of earthmoving equipment was Frank G. Hough (pronounced “huff”), Richard Campbell explains. Frank Hough