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Heavy Equipment

The Old Tractor

I’ve heard some rumors that sales of new farm tractors are flat while the market for older machines remains strong. In this modern age of electronics some manufacturers, John Deere specifically, have made it nearly impossible to perform “unauthorized” repairs … Continue reading

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Hylab 5

Almost two years ago the telecommunications giant Verizon decided to change their corporate logo. It’s been out for a while now on things like billing statements and service vans. You’ve probably become used to it by now if Verizon has … Continue reading

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Bucyrus Erie Hydrocrane

As you know I’m a daily visitor to the government surplus clearing house that is Auctions International. A few years back the Town of Tonawanda, NY was auctioning off a International Loadstar with a strange looking crane on the back. … Continue reading

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The Light of Day

Everyone likes a good barn find story but what about a mine find story? You’re looking at a Euclid R35 that has rarely seen the light of day. For decades this truck toiled inside Danby Quarry, the world’s largest underground … Continue reading

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Link Belt LS7400

Let us return to the Luber Homes auction held last month and marvel at the lump of steel that is this 1978 Link Belt LS-7400. As I understand this is one of the largest Link Belt machines of it’s era. … Continue reading

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Terex S-24 Scraper

I’m not sure how I feel about these photos. While it was exciting to finally be able to explore the Luber Homes property they also represent the end of an era. Long time visitors probably recall a post the earlier … Continue reading

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Old Construction Equipment

I was driving around last Saturday when I noticed a yellow dozer sitting near the back of a field. It wasn’t possible to tell what make it was from the road but that didn’t stop me from assuming it was … Continue reading

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LVT Ice Breakers

In the spring of 2016 the City of Buffalo sent to auction a fleet of armored LVT landing craft after a planned invasion of Canada fell through. Of course I’m just kidding. These military surplus vehicles were modified by the City … Continue reading

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Brennan Motors Company Building Demolition

For the past week work has been progressing on the demolition of the Brennan Motors Company building in downtown Syracuse, NY. You might recall that a fire broke out in this long abandoned building in early September of last year. … Continue reading

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Heavy Equipment Randoms

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