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Classic Machines Tractors

Classic Machines: The Vickers VR180 tractor

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As a result of their experience manufacturing tanks during WWII, Vickers-Armstrong of Newcastle, England decided to build a track-type tractor to take on the Americans.  ...
Classic Machines Tractors

Classic Machines: The Euclid C-6 tractor

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Richard Campbell examines the early track-type tractors produced by Euclid before its name changed to Terex. Introduced by Euclid in 1959 after extensive field testing,...
Classic Machines Scrapers

Classic Machines: The John Deere 5010 scraper

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A direct development of Deere’s first elevating scraper, the model 840, the model 5010 incorporated many improvements over its predecessor. John Deere to many people...
Classic Machines Forgotten companies

Classic Machines: Aveling-Barford’s grader

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Aveling-Barford was formed in 1934 from the merger of two long established British companies – Aveling & Porter (est.1862) and Barford & Perkins (est. 1860)....