Tag : Southwest Manufacturing


A big brute of a machine

Contrafed PUblishing
Euclid’s S-18 motor scraper is an excellent example of the old adage, “if it looks right, it probably is right”, and went on to form...
Classic Machines

Early development of the ripper-it started with a ‘rooter’

Contrafed PUblishing
These days, most of us do not pay much attention to the ripper fitted to a dozer, loader or motor grader, but there is quite...
Forgotten companies

Forgotten companies: Bucyrus-Erie

Contrafed PUblishing
The Bucyrus-Erie Company was world famous for its range of face shovels, draglines, cranes and other mining and quarry equipment. However, it also made a...