Category Archives: Heavy Equipment

Heavy Equipment

Disappearing Before Your Very Eyes

Last summer the west bound lanes of I-690 were completely demolished right down to the very core. Despite the massive amount of heavy machinery involved I covered very little, if any, of the action. I figured I could atone for … Continue reading

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Heavy Construction Action

It’s the dawn of summer and that means construction is back in full swing. Most of the machines in the video below we saw in photograph form a few days ago. There is plenty of heavy iron action here including … Continue reading

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Custom Construction Equipment

With the royal wedding coming up (HA!) it’s only fitting that I share this photo of the Queen Mary. What. Is. This? This past weekend while travelling back from Palmyra, NY there was a nasty accident that closed RT 31 … Continue reading

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Rando Construction

I often neglect my heavy construction equipment fans and for that I’m sorry. Enjoy these random shots I collected during my lunch break today just for you. I’m not sure why the parking lot isn’t being hauled out as it … Continue reading

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Lakeside Sand and Gravel 2018

Last year we enjoyed coverage of the Lakeside Sand and Gravel show courtesy of our friend Dan. This year coverage comes to us from noted heavy equipment expert Matt Folsom. I had hoped to attend this show but the distance … Continue reading

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Farm Country

You could say my new house resides in farm country. But to me more specific it resides next to one farm that is very active with most, if not all, the surrounding fields. That’s all right by me. I’ll take … Continue reading

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Cross Pollination

You’ve probably seen the quikry signs at gift stores with funny sayings like “If it ain’t red leave it in the shed” or “John Deere parking only”, these signs are to let the world know your tractor of choice. They … Continue reading

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Wagner L60 Logstacker

I’ve always been fascinated by the exaggerated proportions of log stackers. At first glace they seem ungainly and ready to flip over at a moments notice but then you watch as the unload an entire log truck in one pass … Continue reading

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Warner Swasey and the Gang

The equipment is long gone but the memories still remain. We return the Luber Homes auction of this past spring and look at some of the lesser know excavators by the name of Warner Swasey, Badger, and Insley.

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P&H 4100XPB

Oh you have an electric car? That’s cute. How about this electric rope monster, the P&H 4100XPB. All electric here, available in either AC or DC currents depending on your persuasion. Matt sends in this shot that a friend of … Continue reading

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