Category Archives: Youtube Finds

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A Big Job

You might think the film below is about the construction of the Garrison Dam in North Dakota. You might even think the film is about the power of the machines, like the Siamese twin bulldozer with 20 foot wide blade, … Continue reading

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Rapid Paths of Progress

Fresh on the heels of the HD11G coverage from the other day comes this 1950’s Allis Chalmers crawler tractor promotional film. There is some great footage contained within regarding the construction of the Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, The … Continue reading

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More from ATHS York National Convention

I am 99% sure this new footage but if not….it’s still worth a watch. If you had doubts about the sheer number of trucks that were part of the 2015 ATHS National convention let go of them now. More to … Continue reading

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Walter Truck – Made in New York

Mike tipped me off to this neat video the other detailing the production of the Walter E5 crash truck for the Albany Airport. Not only do you get to see the truck take form as a bare frame and move … Continue reading

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Allis Chalmers Proving Grounds

All most everyone who has ever driven a tractor is interested in how they’re tested and some of you may even have the idea that many of them never were. That sentence is the opening line to a great vintage … Continue reading

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The Pieter Schelte – Worlds Largest Demolition Machine

What happens when the oil runs out? This is a question that has been asked for decades with answers that have often been wrong. Forecasting global oil supply is difficult if not impossible but when it comes to one single … Continue reading

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Brockway 762

I was digging through some of my old files yesterday when I came across this nice looking Brockway 762 owned by Clarence Ritchie. Back in 2013 I paid Clarence a visit and was provided the red carpet treatment of his … Continue reading

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Lowboys Make it Happen

Ah yes, more footage from York, PA. I feel this video is a good representation of the change in preference when it comes to companies that haul trucks and heavy equipment for a living. Below you’ll see a fleet of … Continue reading

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Autocar Mondays – Separating the Trucks from the Toys

Can you tell I’m in a TV watching kind of mood? This nice little video recently hit the ATHS Youtube channel. It chronicles the construction of Autocar trucks from start to finish while describing what sets an Autocar apart from … Continue reading

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Roll of Drums

Of the following two individual which one has the more dangerous job? The average Joe Shmoe heavy equipment operator or the dare devil circus performer? The answer to this questions depends on the person that heeds the roll of the … Continue reading

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