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by dpan
Fri Nov 09, 2018 3:16 pm
Forum: Rail Plant Equipment
Topic: Hunslett shunter
Replies: 38
Views: 3239
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Re: Hunslett shunter

Very interesting. Whats the old expression, heat and beat.
by dpan
Sun Oct 07, 2018 3:15 pm
Forum: Misc earthmoving equipment
Topic: MUIR- HILL EARTH HILL
Replies: 10
Views: 2318
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Re: MUIR- HILL EARTH HILL

Have seen these in operation many years ago. Easiminer
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FP-FKGNpDtg
by dpan
Fri Sep 21, 2018 1:33 am
Forum: Paving Equipment
Topic: Buffalo Springfield
Replies: 10
Views: 1330
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Re: Buffalo Springfield

Hi Fred,
Know well the feeling, as we mature three things leave us, first is memory and forgot other two.
by dpan
Wed Sep 12, 2018 1:06 am
Forum: Paving Equipment
Topic: Buffalo Springfield
Replies: 10
Views: 1330
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Re: Buffalo Springfield

Could the roller have been this. https://patents.google.com/patent/US2240236
A bit of litigation involved with trench rollers. https://law.justia.com/cases/federal/ap ... 686/55149/
by dpan
Thu Jan 11, 2018 2:40 am
Forum: Heavy Haulage
Topic: Classic pictures Updated 09/12/2018
Replies: 2998
Views: 268337
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Re: Classic pictures Update 10/01/2018

Is it possibly a version of the 879 Barber Greene laydown machine. https://www.constructionequipment.com/b ... halt-paver
by dpan
Thu Oct 12, 2017 2:14 pm
Forum: Heavy Haulage
Topic: Classic pictures Updated 09/12/2018
Replies: 2998
Views: 268337
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Re: Classic pictures Update 08/10/2017

Reference to Patrick's comment about people with experience with the trailers in question when were these type trailers in use, 40's, 50's ? At time they were state of the art, they replaced something and in turn were replaced with something more efficient. And the trend continues.
by dpan
Wed Oct 04, 2017 12:43 am
Forum: Heavy Haulage
Topic: Classic pictures Updated 09/12/2018
Replies: 2998
Views: 268337
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Re: Classic pictures Update 19/09/2017

The good pictures posted Oct 1 by pv83 show the trailers with removable rear wheel assemblies. Every time time see pictures of that style trailer, float, lowboy, wonder what was the method of retention and procedure for removal and reinstall. Must have been brutal to remove and install on uneven sof...
by dpan
Sun Aug 27, 2017 2:42 pm
Forum: Scrapers
Topic: IH 295 Payscraper
Replies: 12
Views: 3638
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Re: IH 295 Payscraper

More memories. Ohare Field Chicago 1960 large job, 46 scrapers as remember 24 hours a day. There were 6 IH 295 scrapers, word on job was they were preproduction 295's, cable control. Occasionally would see white shirts inspecting machines. The IH factory at that time was not far from Ohare. A six wh...
by dpan
Fri Aug 25, 2017 2:02 pm
Forum: Excavators
Topic: HYMAC 580 BT
Replies: 17
Views: 2735
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Re: HYMAC 580 BT

If you guys didn't have buried machines with questionable controls, rock walls, traffic, power poles, overhead wires, and parking lots for unloading you wouldn't have any fun. Great video, pictures and story.
by dpan
Sun Mar 26, 2017 2:09 pm
Forum: Dozers
Topic: Fowler 3
Replies: 15
Views: 3167
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Re: Fowler 3

Would be an interesting system at pcu to control raise, lower, hold and float. A good idea attempting to make operation more productive.

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