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Caterpillar’s Towed Scrapers

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For over 30 years, Caterpillar’s towed scrapers were a mainstay of most contractors’ earthmoving fleets. As a one man tool, they could cut spread and...

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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Forgotten companies: Heil

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Heil, whose head office and main production plant was in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA, was at one stage on the ‘cutting edge’ of earthmoving technology when...