Rare 1919 Best 25 Crawler Tractor Rescued in Airlift, Painstakingly Restored
After a hiker’s photos appeared online, they hired a helicopter, trekked uphill with tools, found the Best and brought it home.
November 7, 2023
Guinness World Record Steam Tractor: 150 Case Built from Scratch after 113 Years
The 1905 150 Case Road Locomotives had all been scrapped long ago, but that only inspired Kory Anderson to build his own.
September 20, 2023
Collector Restores 1929 Cat Thirty Crawler Tractor Found in Texas Field
A friend saw the old Caterpillar, but the owner didn't want to sell. Tom Pfeiffer held onto the photograph and eventually got his Thirty.
June 29, 2023
A Collector’s 1951 Mead “Mighty Mouse” Dozer and Other Rare Finds
Along with the "Baby Dozer," Robert Dahs of Ohio has restored a 1930 Galion motor roller and a 1955 Duo-Pactor.
May 26, 2023
Extremely Rare Thew "Scoop Shovel" Found on Facebook (Video)
George Marsh had never seen the attachment before and neither had other historical equipment collectors. Watch it in action.
April 26, 2023
Saving Case's 1972 Marine Corps 1150 Track Loader (Video)
Jim Carter has preserved a piece of military history with his MC1150. Watch it in action here.
March 9, 2023
Firing Up "The Boss" – 1918 Russell Steam Tractor Wows the Crowds (Video)
"The Boss" has been restored and demonstrates its abilities at historical equipment shows. Watch how it's started and what it can do.
February 6, 2023
In Praise of the Rare: Top 5 Vintage-Equipment Stories of 2022
Rare Cat, Deere and other vintage finds made the list – including "Big Roy," the largest dozer of his day.
December 28, 2022
1954 International TD-6 Dozer Still With Same Company after 67 Years
W.F. Delauter & Son in Maryland still has the same International dozer that helped start the construction company in 1955.
December 7, 2022
Rare Kubotas – 1979 KH-10 Excavator, Other Gems Found and Restored
Lance Taylor has many stories to tell about the odd places he found Kubota's first models and how they were restored to mint condition.
November 22, 2022
Loud and Proud – Restoring a 1980s Terex D700A Dozer (Video)
Tim Davis searched for years to find the dozer of his childhood, with its green paint and noisy Detroit Diesel. He just finished five years restoring it.
October 25, 2022
Video: Antique Equipment Comes to Life at HCEA Show
Watch restored machines from Cat, Allis-Chalmers, Shield Bantam, along with a 1918 steam tractor, a unique scoop shovel, an 1893 grader.
October 18, 2022
Video: Oldest Link-Belt Crane, 1918 Steam Tractor Lead Rock Crushing Demo
"Big Bertha" and "The Boss" head up the procession with vintage crusher, loader and hauler at historical equipment show.
October 12, 2022
Finding a 1940 Cat D6 with Wood Cab and Other Rare Specimens
The D6 has been beautifully restored, one of multiple vintage rarities Shay Stutsman of Colorado has found to preserve.
September 7, 2022
Saving “Big Roy”: The World’s Largest Dozer in 1972 (Video)
This 1972 Allis-Chalmers HD-41 was saved from the scrap heap and now delights audiences. Check out video of Big Roy in action.
July 25, 2022
Restoring Grandfather’s WWII Era Ingersoll-Rand Air Compressor
Mark Dotts spent seven months getting the 1943 Model D-60 working. Find out how and why he did it, and watch a video of him running it.
June 28, 2022
"Antique Crane Trifecta": Collector Lands All 3 Cable Bantam Versions
Garret Wilson now has three antique Bantams – truck-mounted, crawler and, his latest, a wagon crane.
May 9, 2022
Remembering a Time Before Hydraulics with 1961 American 399-BC Crawler Cranes
Friction cranes have been a part of his life for 60 years, including two he restored and runs on his farm.
April 6, 2022
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"World’s First Mobile, Bricklaying Robot" Coming to U.S. Market (Video)
FBR’s Hadrian X has already built homes in Australia and plans to start doing the same in the U.S. in 2024.
JCB’s Pothole Pro Excavator Makes Pothole Repairs in 8 Minutes
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