Tag : track-type tractors

Classic Machines

Earthmoving equipment as an art form

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This month we’re doing something a little out of the ordinary. The 30s, 40s and 1950s were the zenith of stylish industrial design and class....
Classic Machines Contractor Scrapers

Classic Machines: LeTourneau’s Model A Tournapull

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R.G LeTourneau conceived the idea of the self-propelled motor scraper while recovering from a near-fatal auto accident.  He approached Caterpillar with the concept but they...
Caterpillar D7

Classic Machines: Caterpillar’s D7 tractor -‘the early years’

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The iconic Caterpillar D7 has been in continuous production in various versions since 1935. It has fought in three major conflicts – WWII, Korea &...
Forgotten companies

Forgotten companies: Bucyrus-Erie

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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...
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Classic Machines: The Caterpillar 639D elevating scraper

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Classic Machines Tractors

Classic Machines: The Allis-Chalmers HD-16 tractor

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Replacing the previous model HD-15 in the Allis-Chalmers line of track type tractors the HD-16 was introduced with much fanfare in 1955.   By Richard Campbell...
Classic Machines Tractors

Classic Machines: The Euclid C-6 crawler tractor

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