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Walter 20 Ton Dumper 1948-58

Walter 20 Ton Dumper 1948–58. Walter Automobile Company was created 1904 in New-York. The company built 4x4 trucks, system inspired by Latil, for marketing and for WWI, WWII. The company began to manufacture its own series of crash trucks in 1959. After several changes the company was purchased by KME in 1997. Walter would be very successful in this market providing large crash trucks to airports around the world even today. It would also receive many military contracts for crash trucks. https://www.favcars.com/pictures-walter-20-ton-dumper-1948-58-153205, https://fire.fandom.com/wiki/Walter_Motor_Truck_Company Walter TrucksWalter Trucks (133.97 Ko)

Walter Adum 4x4 Gun Tractor, 1940

Walter ADUM 4x4 gun tractor, 1940, may have been the only one built.  It is under test in 1941 at Ft Bragg, North Carolina. Pictures are from Life Magazine Collection. http://forum.aths.org/PrintTopic95860.aspx, https://fr.wheelsage.org/walter/adum/4_4_tractor-truck/pictures/c588fx/

Walter Adum 4x4 Gun Tractor, 1940

Walter ADUM 4x4 gun tractor. http://www.offroadvehicle.ru/AZBUCAR/Walter/

Walter Truck Test, 1940

Walter Truck Test 1940, http://www.offroadvehicle.ru/AZBUCAR/Walter/Walter%20Truck%20Test%201940.jpg

Walter Trucks,  Left 1955

Walter trucks, left 1955. http://www.offroadvehicle.ru/AZBUCAR/Walter/Walter%20Truck%20Test%201940.jpg

Hanomag B 11 Wheel Loader, 1969

Hanomag B 11, 1969. Pict J M M at Locomotion en Fête, Melun-Villaroche on 2019 06 22. Hanomag, Hannoversche Maschinenbau AG, founded in 1871 in Hannover, was a mechanical company that manufactured locomotives, passenger cars, commercial vehicles, construction machinery, trucks and agricultural tractors. After many changes, the entrepreneur Horst-Dieter Esch by IBH Holding took control of Hanomag in 1980, which then had to declare bankruptcy in 1984. In 1989, the Komatsu group acquired shares in Hanomag and, since 2002, Komatsu Hanomag GmbH is a wholly owned subsidiary of the company. In September 2016, the name was changed to Komatsu Germany GmbH. The old buildings of Hanomag were taken back, converted or demolished.
In September 2016, the name was changed to Komatsu Germany GmbH, which manufactures excavators, wheel loaders, dump trucks at Hannover and 4 others spots of Europe. Komatsu Europe International N.V. at Vilvoorde is the European Headquarter of the Komatsu Group. https://www.komatsu.eu/fr/company/komatsu-germany-construction,
https://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hanomag

 

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