28 ARTICULATED TRACKED VEHICLES, HEAVY

 

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Case STX 530, four tracks, was one the first articulated tractor fitted with additional tracks. Pict J M M at SIMA, Villepinte, 2007 03.

 

 

 

 

 

ATI-tracks on Case IH STX 385.      http://www.ati-tracks.com/agriculture.htm

 

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Ecolog 550 with tracks. http://www.eco-log.se/

 

           

Harvester Ecolog Softrac  550 D presented at Lucern Forest Exposition in 2009.        http://bois.fordaq.com/

fordaq/news/WFW%3BForstmaschinen

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EcoLog SoftTrack Harvester 590C.    http://www.fordaq.com/www/news/2010/EcoLog_SoftTrack

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ATI Tracks on New-Holland Tractor. http://www.ati-tracks.com/

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J Deere tractor with ATI Tracks

 

 

 

 

 

John Deere 9620 with tracks      http://www.myspace.com/kroeki/photos/36304701

 

 

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Tigercat M760 with mulcher and ATI tracks.

 

 

 

 

 

Wetla Tracks, Finland,  on Valmet Harvester from youtube   http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pe5Sgp6-_zo

 

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Tracked Terragator of Agco Group. http://www.flickr.com/photos/sicco/7053484929/

 

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Terragator Dumper    ww.nedtrac.com/Bijzondere.htm

 

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Kirovets  K 701 with tracks, 280 hp engine, built at St Petersburg at Kirov Plant  since 1975. From www.farmphoto.com.

 

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ION AH-IV with ATI HIM tracks here for geophysical prospection.

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ION AH-IV Vibrator with ATI Tracks from Inova. Inova is an independent joint venture company owned 51% by BGP, Bureau of Geophysical Prospecting, (China) and 49% by ION Geophysical, Houston, which build also UniVib, and XVib Vibrators. http://www.inovageo.com/products/source-products/xvib.html http://www.inovageo.com/xvib.html

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Nomad 90T vibrator of Sercel with additional tracks for petroleum research. 368 kW Volvo engine. Sercel, part of CGG, Compagnie Générale de Géophysique since 1956 (under the name FMG), is at Carquefou near Nantes, France, and at Houston, Texas. CGGVeritas stands at Tour Maine Montparnasse, Paris, and Massy (near Paris). http://www.ati-tracks.com/geophysical.htm http://www.sercel.com/Products/sources/nomad_vibrators.php

 

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Hartog Container on Mengele Mammut 6 tracks. http://www.tractorfan.nl/picture/505440/ http://www.farmphoto.com/thread.aspx?mid=50198

 

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CAT D2 proto : 2 D2 besides or articulated. www.heavyequipment

forums.com

 

 

 

Caterpillar Quad Trac DD9G was purchased as D9G (less powerful) from Buster Peterson in 1974. http://www.heavyequip

mentforums.com/show

thread.php?7480-quad-9-quot-s/page2

 

caterpillar-quad-track-dd9g-1964.jpgcat-quad-track-1967.jpg

Caterpillar Quad-Track DD9G, 1974, 820 hp, 80 T, concept conceived originally in 1963 by R.A. 'Buster' Peterson of Peterson Tractors, California. A total of 68 different articulated tractors were produced from 1963 to 1980. Pict from the book of Eric C. Orleman 'Super Duty Earthmovers' MBI Motor Book International, 2002.

 

CAT Quad Track, 1967, from Cat Research Department, designed to test drawbar of D8, D9, Quad Track and SxS D9G dozers, in rough conditions.  Pict from book of Eric C. Orleman : 'Caterpillar Chronicle', MBI 2000.

 

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CAT 998 Track Loader, 1967, experimental, for working in rocks.  Pict from book of Eric C. Orleman : ' Caterpillar Chronicle', MBI 2000.  Bob Purcell Collection.

 

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Oshkosh MK 48 tracked proto. From www.forum.aceboard.net, which is now shut.

 

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Flextrac Nodwell RN-400, 1965.     www.northwelloilfield.ca

 

 

 

 

 

Nodwell RN 400 (carrying a CAT D8) marketed under the brand Terraflex TF 900 from Bombardier, 1984.

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Foremost Chieftain articulated tracked vehicle on sale new by Rolligon Company (now National Oilwell Varco) in 2003.

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Nodwell RN 200 conceived in the 60s was manufactured and on sales new on Rolligon site in 2003. Pict from Rolligon site in 2003.

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Nodwell RN 200, 1962, four tracks semi-trailer. Payload 20 t for a total mass of 43 t, 2 engines GM 4-53, 3,5 l, overall length 13,82 m, deck length 9,14 m, max speed 9,14 km/h, hydraulic steering, road wheels tires : 7,50x20, Suspension : crank arm with torsion coil spring. http://shusharmor.

livejournal.com/495212.html

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Nodwell RN 200. http://shusharmor.

livejournal.com/495212.html

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Nodwell RN 200. http://shusharmor.

livejournal.com/495212.html

 

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Nodwell RN 200.

Nodwell-RN-400-Transporter-1967.jpg

Nodwell RN 400 Transporter, 1967, for oil industry. F. Pierre archives.

Flextrac FN400 and FN600, 1970

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Nodwell RN400 Transporter, 1967, four tracks with semi-trailer. Payload 28 t for total mass of 65 t, 2 engines GM 6V 8,7 l V6 diesel, overall length 15,39 m, deck length 10,67 m, max speed 14,8 km/h. Load wheels Tires : 11x20,14, suspension : walking beams. Detroit winch front and rear. The actual Husky 8 of Foremost (rigid chassis) is 36,3 t payload for overall length of 14,74 m, total mass 79,2 t.

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Nodwell RN-600, payload 40 T.  http://www.mascus.co.uk/transportation/used-flatbed-dropside-trucks/nodwell-rn-600-40-ton-transporter/yipgymoh.html

 

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Hard Mobile Launcher Mobility Test Vehicle.

 

 

 

Martin Marietta HML with Caterpillar Tractor for project Midgetman, 1985. Mobil-Trac System of Caterpillar was borrowed from Chalenger Program. Pict from book of Eric C Orleman : ' Caterpillar Chronicle', MBI 2000.

 

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DT-30 Vityaz     http://fotki.yandex.ru/users/ptaha1983/view/185306?page=0

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DT 10-P from Ishimbaï, modernized.   http://elitboard.ru/n59-dtm-10p_dvuhzvennyy_transporter

_modernizirovannyy.html

 

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Vityaz of Ichimbaï Plant. From Top to Down : new vehicles 5t, 7t, 8t of the Ishimbaï Plant, Bashkorstan, Russia. http://www.bolotohod.ru/en/emain/

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DT-30 Vityaz articulated joint.

www.bolotohod.ru

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Tracks of DT 30 Vityaz

 

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DT-10P from Ishimbaï Plant. Pict from collection of Alain Dupouy.

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DT-30 from Isimbaï Plant, in V position, possible thanks to positive pitch control. It is the biggest articulated tracked vehicle series built.

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Vityaz of Machine Building Company, Bahkorstan. In the middle, 3 sections DT30-18P, bottom : DT10.

 

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Vityaz, DT-30 from Ishimbai, Bashkorstan, Siberia.

www.bolotohod.ru

 

 

 

 

DT30 from Ishimbaï Plant. Built as a semi-trailer.         http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SHswowO4584

 

 

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Vityaz DT 30, built at Ishimbai, Siberia. http://vadimvswar.narod.ru/ALL_OUT/TiVOut0204/DzvVh/DzvVh035.htm

 

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Tracked vehicle from China which looks like DT-30 from Russia.   http://translate.googleuser

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DT-10 PM of Ichimbaï Plant. http://igor113.livejour

nal.com/77878.html

 

 

 

 

 

DT-10 of Ishimbai Plant. Pict from book of Alain Dupouy, Auto-éditeur : 'Les véhicules tout-terrain N° 11 Tome I'. 1995.

 

CMB-1-4-tracks-prototype-1964.jpg

CMB-1, 4 tracks semi-trailer prototype, 1964, 16 t, from NII-21 Plant. http://shusharmor.

livejournal.com/167782.html

 

DT-30-1-Vityaz---2-sections-tracked-carrier.jpg

DT-30-L Vityaz : two linked DT-30 Carriers configured as semi-trailer for big loads for Far North, Siberia and Far East. Empty mass 29 t, payload 30 t, 710 hp, 37 km/h, ground pressure 0,3 kg/cm², 500 km range. Plant at Ishimbaï, Bashkorstan.

www.bolotohod.ru

Vityaz-sismic-vibrator-SVG-27DT.jpg

Vityaz seismic vibrator SVG-27/DT issued of series of DT10, DT20, DT30 large articulated tracked vehicles of JSC Machine Company Vityaz, Ishimbai, Bashkortostan, Russia, whose vehicles are constructed since 1982 and run in Arctic, Antarctic and Siberia. They are all equipped with positive pitch control and are the biggest articulated tracked vehicles in the world.

http://www.bolotohod.ru/en/emain/

 

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Vityaz of Ichimbaï Plant. Payload 5 t.  http://www.bolotohod.ru/en/emain/

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TTM-4901 Ruslan Amphibian 2005, of ZAO Transport by JSC Transneft for maintenance of pipelines. The three units are rather rare. Fitted with a positive pitch control and tracks with elastic wideners (760 mm wide) which can be tensioned from inside the cab, the engine is 300 hp. It can transport 24 persons. Payload 2.5 T , 48 km/h, 5 km/h on water.   http://www.spec-technika.ru/?page=issue&pid=100523&sub=100006&item=100532

 

TTM-4901. They can see positive pitch control.        http://strannik-v.ru/topic854-15.html

 

 

 

 

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Kress rubber tracked carrier built in the beginning of the 2000s for snow or sand deserts. Antony Perry sold these tundra vehicles in mid-2000. It does not seems to be built nowardays. J M M archives.

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Terberg Arctic CT 28 tracked or wheeled of the beginning of the 90s. See Chapter : Changes aroung the track II. Pict from 'France Routes' July-Aug 1991.

Terberg Arctic CT28

 

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Terrain Master, a Bombardier forestry vehicle of the 60s. See Chapter 'Bombardier'.

Terrain Master Bombardier 1

Terrain Master Bombardier

 

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8x8 Tracked Timberking TK 458 Forwarder from Zebulon, NC.

 

 

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TG88E Clambunk Forwarder, of Trans-Gesco. Tanguay Machinery was born from the merge of Tanguay Industries, Trans-Gesco and Quadco. Tanguay was founded in 1951 by J P Tanguay and is located at St Prime, Québec.   www.forotek.com    http://www.tanguay.cc/tg88e_grapple.html

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Timber Pro 830

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Rottne SMV on Youtube

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Prentice forwarder built by Caterpillar Forest Products, Zebulon, North Carolina, USA. Engine Caterpillar 173 hp, Payload 14525 kg, Operating weight 17237 kg.     http://www.prenticeforestry.com

   
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Ponsee 10 wheeler, 10x10     http://www.ponsse.com/english/products/forwarders/10w/innovation.php

 

 

 

Ponsse 10x10 tracked at Elmia Wood 2009.     http://www.lesprace.cz/galerie/thumbnails.php?album=18&page=5

 

 

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Tracked Timberjack 480 Grapple skidder. Four tracks for this Timberjack in early 90s intended to work on slopes until 60 %.Tracked Timberjack 480 Grapple skidder.

 Pict from the book ‘Tracks in the Forest’ of Ken Drushka and Hannu Konttinen, published by Timberjack Group Oy, 1997.

 

 

Valmet-882-K-1976.jpg

Valmet 882 K, 1976, with tracks. From the review 'Mécanisation Forestière', June 1976.

 

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Timberjack four tracks articulated forest forwarder in early 2000.

 

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Nokka 16 WD, harvester of the 80s, has not usual tracks, so the wheels diameters are not so large. Perkins engine 113 HP, mass 7500 kg. Nokka Oy, Muurame, Finland, manufactures now snow blowers, loaders, trailers, harvester heads. The Nokka-Yhtiöt Oy, owned by Nokkala family, was created in 1967. From www.bazar-stroju.cz http://www.nokka.fi/

 

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Bell B30D articulated dumper with tracks. http://www.heavyequip

mentforums.com/

showthread.php?2718-Bell-B30D-tracked-version

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Tracked Bell 30D-RT.   http://forum.bauforum24.biz/forum/index.php?showtopic=21914

 

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New Holland TV140 with tracks for peat.   http://www.puddingsworld.com/Machinery/Peat_Harvesting/TV140_conversion.htm

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MF1200 with Tracks.   http://forum.grostracteurs

passion.com/viewtopic.

php?f=10&t=4455&start=80

 

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Tractors JCB Fastrac and New Holland TV 140 with Ballintubber tracks. Ballintubber Entreprises Ltd, Roscomon, Ireland, seems to be shut. http://www.puddingsworld.com/Machinery/Peat_Harvesting/TV140_conversion.htm and   http://www.puddingsworld.com/Machinery/Peat_Harvesting/peat_harvesting_machines.htm

 

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New Holland TV 145 with Ballintubber tracks. Pict from site : www.samochodyswiata.pl

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 Megatrac Concept Dozer from Industrial Vehicle Technology, 1994. http://www.ivtinter

national.com/latest_issue.php

 

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Vityaz from     www.bolotohod.ru    

vityaz-dt.pdf Vityaz-dt.pdf

          

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Vityaz DT30. The long platform can be used for forestry transport.  From sites :  www.military-today www.ArmyRecongnition.com

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TTM-4901 of JSC Transport, Nijni-Novgorod.     www.autoreview.ru 26

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 DT-30 Vityaz.

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 DT30 Vityaz. http://www.transmashservis.ru/tth/tth-dt-30p.pdf

 dt2-and-dt4p-from-machine-building-company-1.jpg

 DT2 and DT4P proto from Machine-building Company.     http://www.bolotohod.ru/ru/cat1/cat14/

 

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DT 10 Vityaz from http://www.polarpost.ru/forum/viewtopic.php?f=20&t=2206&p=15362

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DT 10 Vityaz          www.transmashservis.ru http://www.transmashservis.ru/tth/tth-dt-10p.pdf

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DT 10 Vityaz   from www.img.pravda.ru

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 SVG101 from www.kremz.narod.ru

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 SVG101 3 from www.kremz.narod.ru

 svg101-2.jpg

 SVG101 2 from  www.kremz.narod.ru

 

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Diplock's first chaintrack, 1911 (above left) and his N° 3 Pedrial, 1905. The articulated truck of Diplock patent, 1912 (below) was in advance for its time. Posted by Robert Grauman at http://www.practical

machinist.com/vb/antique-machinery-history/ot-crawler-tractors-196276/index9.html

john-fowler-co-1925.jpg

John Fowler & Co, 1925. Single tracked vehicle and trailers. Pict from 'The story of the Steam Plough',  by Michael Lane seen in site   http://www.practical

machinist.com/vb/antique-machinery-history/ot-crawler-tractors-196276/index10.html

lightlogg-c-of-timbear-ab.jpg Lightlogg C of Timbear AB

 

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Timbear Lightlogg C, 2009, new concept of forwarder introduced at Elmia Wood Fair 2009. Timbear AB, Strömsund, Sweden. Length 11,5-13,5 m, Mass 12000 kg, speed 6 km/h.        http://www.timbear.se/

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Udes XX-20 was a prototype of MBT, 1981, Sweden. It was an articulated chassis for better off-road performance. Mass 25 T. Sweden is always ahead for advanced concepts. Pict from Stefan Karlsson, Strängnäs, on 2009 10 when the vehicle arrived from Axvall to Strägnäs where an interesting new museum, Arsenalen, is opened since 2012.

 

 

Bell 4206 articulated tractor. Irvine Bell founded its company few years after WWII for sugar cane machinery. The Bell first articulated dump truck was launched in 1985 and in 1989, the worldwide team had grown. Bell Equipment is located at Richards Bay, South Africa. http://www.agriaffaires.co.uk/used/farm-tractor/2806761/bell-4206-d-hauler.html

Bell 4206D

 

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Valmet 911.3x3M 'Snake', 2003, for mountain work.   From http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WXJLQTWwcqc  :  Valtra/Valmet-maskiner

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Tracked vehicles for peat   http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-gaqc2x8Jdk

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Four tracks peat machine in Sweden. Pict of Mickaël Voss http://mikaelvoss.

scorpionshops.com/pictures/pictures/Maskiner/Diverse/fm.jpg

 

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T150K based tracked vehicle seen in 2009 in Khanty-Mansiysk village.       http://rcforum.ru/showthread.php?p=573496

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Savotta County 1164 timber tractor fitted with Finn-Tracks and a Cranab crane. Several types of County were built and used in Scandinavia.  Picture from book ‘County’ of Stuart Gibbard, Farming Press, 1997.

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Ösa processor prototype. Pict from the book ‘Tracks in the Forest’ of Ken Drushka and Hannu Konttinen, published by Timberjack Group Oy, 1997.

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Little Bear 460 from Volvo and Ösa in the 60s had hydraulic traction on rear wheels. Pict from the book ‘Tracks in the Forest’ of Ken Drushka and Hannu Konttinen, published by Timberjack Group Oy, 1997.

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 Four tracks Ford Kelderman's prototype tractor to haul heavy materials like gypsum or liquid lime, without compacting soils.      www.toytractortimes.com

 crawler-toy-1968.jpg

 Crawler Toy, 1968, from http://pinktentacle.com/tag/space/

 charles-doerr-diesel-electric-powered-dozer.jpg

 Charles Doerr diesel electric powered dozer, articulated, 1964, for Mannix Company of Alberta. With two Cummins engines of about 1000 hp, 80 t, length 10 m, this is the only built.   http://www.heavy

equipmentforums.com/

showthread.php?5853-Electric-Drive-Tractors!!!/page2

 caterpillar-mt-450.jpg

 Caterpillar MT-450, 2010, for scraping.   http://www.mobile

tracksolutions.com/MT450.aspx

 caterpillar-dumper-mt-450-2011.jpg

 Caterpillar dumper MT-450, seen at Connexpo in 2011, equipped with four tracks. Pict Keith Haddock in 'Revue des Engins' from AIPETOHAC of Francis Pierre, 2011 12.

 

Arktos-Amphibious-Craft.jpg

Arktos Amphibious Craft was on market in 1987. It has the best  off-road and amphibious capabilities for a vehicle today.

 

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Three Units Articulated Vehicle Cobra of Land Locomotion Division, Warren, Michigan, around 1966-69. The positive pitch control allowed crossing walls of more 1 m high. When negotiating steep slope, pitch control was actuated in position locked which helped also greatly. Pict from Journal of Terramechanics, 1969, Vol 6, Pergamon Press, Elsevier.

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Mux Ox, WNRE Engineers, 1962, built by Wilson, Nuttal, Raimond Engineers, Chestertown, Maryland for Arctic operations. Capacity 18 t for an empty mass of 22 T, 375 hp Cummins engine, top speed 17 km/h, max slope 90%. Picture from book of US Military Tracked Vehicles of Fred Crismon, Motorbook International Publishers & Wholesalers, 1992.

 

Musk-Ox-1.jpg

Musk Ox dynamometer, 1966, of 20 T payload, was built by WRNE for pulling tests in Aberdeen Proving Ground MD. Mass 28 T. Top speed 80 km/h. Ground pressure 0,14 kg/cm2. Pictured here in 2007 for a new owner which organizes polar bear tour in FarNorth of Canada.

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Musk Ox

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Musk Ox    www.mn-outdoors.com

 

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Musk Ox manufactured by WNRE, Wilson, Nuttall, Raimond, Engineers, 1959, for Shell Oil Company of Canada to travel on muskeg. Capacity 18 T.      http://www.amphibians.spb.ru/2003_08_31.phtml

 

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Dynamometer Musk Ox, 1966, of Wilson, Nuttal, Raimond, Engineers, Chestertown, Maryland for Aberdeen Ordonance but available on commercial market. Picture from the book US Military Tracked Vehicles of Fred Crismon, Motorbook International Publishers & Wholesalers, 1992.

 

 

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Mark II Polecat, 1962 for 30 passengers in Greenland built by WNRE : Wilsonn, Nuttal, Raimond, Engineers Inc, Chestertown, Maryland.

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Sno-Cat Prototype of Tucker Corporation, Medford, Oregon, about 1948 by Emmitt M. Tucker, Sr and his son was the first of a successful line of snow vehicles. Fitted with a rigid chassis, it turned its 4 tracks for steering. The tracks moved around pontoons but now they are made of rubber. Nowadays, 5 vehicles of the same principle are manufactured every 15 days with 33 employees.

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