Tag : Westinghouse Air Brake Co (WABCO)

Classic Machines Scrapers

Classic Machines: RG Le Tourneau’s L-series Pacemaker

Charles Fairbairn
Le Tourneau was a visionary machine designer. His innovative electric wheel, developed for the L-series Pacemaker motorscraper, is now used in most mining trucks. Only
Classic Machines Scrapers

The history of the towed scraper

Charles Fairbairn
Before the motor scraper there was the towed scraper – one of the first types of bulk earthmoving equipment to be invented.   RICHARD CAMPBELL looks
Classic Machines Scrapers

Classic Machines: Motor graders of LeTourneau-Westinghouse

Charles Fairbairn
Prior to its acquisition by Westinghouse Air Brake Co (WABCO), RG LeTourneau Inc, had tried unsuccessfully to design and develop a motor grader to complement