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LeTourneau Land Train website | Heavy Equipment Forums

 · I was always impressed by the Jungle Crusher. The name is impressive enough,and the machine certainly lives up to the hype... The "Letorneau Archive" book is a good one to get.. ... Yes, I have collected 3 of LeTourneau''s archived videos from his Grandson. He is working to digitize more of them. rbucky, Oct 31, 2010 #20

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LeTourneau Crusher Tender for use with Jungle Crushers, 1961. 230 hp, d.c. drive. 100-ton capacity electric winch and dozer blade. From book of Philip G. Gowenlock : ''The LeTourneau Archive'', Paddington Publications Pty Ltd, 1998. LeTourneau Tank Dozer, 1960, working in …

LeTourneau, Buschwalzen

2011-1-4 · Soweit ich weiß, hat LeTourneau seine Jungle Crusher zur Urbarmachung von Urwald für die Landwirtschaft entwickelt. Die Gewinnung von Anbauflächen war nach dem 2. Weltkrieg ein ernstes Thema - in Deutschland hat man ja auch im Emsland die Moore tiefgepflügt - bis 2,5 Meter tief! - bis in den 70ern der Umweltschutz wichtiger wurde.

Scrub crusher . | Page 2 | Heavy Equipment Forums

 · Im was kinda curious and have always seen choppers and Letourneau Jungle crushers at work. I raiseed the blade and went to work rolling and er about 2 passes I was able to lightly scrape off the the chops with a light blading. ... From August 1, 1965, to November 17, 1965, the Tree Crusher downed 2,250 acres. The Tree Crusher operation was shut ...

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Letourneau Jungle crusher Expand View Follow Ups Post Followup Return to Forum Posted by Justin on October 23 2003 at 124214 from 19593648 Hi I am looking for informations about big machines called Jungle Crusher it was huge land clearing tractors with big steel wheels It was made early 1960 to 1970 by Letourneau I. Get Price .

Largest Tree Crusher | Arboristsite

 · 1,172. Location: PNW. The original idea for the machine was jungle clearing to convert the land to agricultural uses. There are vast areas that are covered with basically woody brush and weeds of no commercial value. This machine would do the initial clearing of such areas so they could be converted to crops, grazing land, rubber plantations ...

Chapter 7: Engineer Mobilization and Performance

2005-7-7 · The 100-ton tank was rejected as too hard to move; getting it from ship to shore in South Vietnam and subsequently to the jungle would have created impossible problems. The LeTourneau tree-crusher was also originally rejected, even though it …

Animating the Future

Arthur Radebaugh depicted similar ideas in "Closer Than We Think," including a version of "the new jungle-smashing LeTourneau ''tree crusher"'' and an atomic reactor that would "fuse the earth into a rock-hard, glass-smoothed surface."

Vietnam Land Clearing History

2008-8-29 · The 100-ton tank was rejected as too hard to move; getting it from ship to shore in South Vietnam and subsequently to the jungle would have created impossible problems. The LeTourneau tree-crusher was also originally rejected, even though it was capable of being broken down into four or five pieces for shipment.

Giant Automatic Highway Builders of the Future — …

2011-12-16 · The forward section of such a road-builder would be a variant of the new jungle-smashing LeTourneau "tree-crusher" combined with a grader. The middle section would pour concrete in a never-ending flow, with the rear portion leveling the still soft pavement. A line of freighter helicopters would be on hand to feed the behemoth with the ...

LeTourneau TC-497: mille-pattes de la fin du monde

2021-3-1 · Avant de passer au personnage principal histoires - au monstrueux LeTourneau TC-497, il convient de mentionner le "concasseur flottant tactique" Transphibian Tactical Crusher. La tâche principale de cette moissonneuse-batteuse …

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Letourneau Jungle crusher [ Expand] [ View Follow Ups] [ Post Followup] [ Return to Forum] Posted by Justin on October 23, 2003 at 12:42:14 from (195.93.64.8): Hi, I am looking for informations about big machines called Jungle Crusher, it was huge land clearing tractors with big steel wheels. It was made early 1960 to 1970 by Letourneau.

LeTourneau TC-497: Doomsday centipede

2021-3-1 · Before moving on to the main character stories - to the monstrous LeTourneau TC-497, it is worth mentioning the "tactical floating crusher" Transphibian Tactical Crusher. The main task of this 95-ton armored combine was to make passages for …

LOCOMOTION INSOLITE (roues, chenilles, marche et …

22 - R. G. LeTourneau créa le Tree Stomper Model 6-120 en 1965 pour défricher les terrains très peu porteurs là ou un Jungle Crusher s''enlisait. Fort bien adapté grâce à sa grande surface de contact, l''engin se déplaçait en avançant ses patins.

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2021-2-17 · LeTourneau, Inc. 2399, South MacArthur, Longview, Texas, United States. "Jungle Buster" Tree Crusher. Fireline Trencher Attachment. - Consists of two spiral augers mounted on shaft at end of standard chain saw blade. Teeth of cutting chain turn augers by means of sprocket in center of shaft. Machine digs readily through sod and duff to mineral ...

This Is The World''s Biggest Tree Crusher! The Monstrous ...

Letourneau Jungle crusher [ Expand] [ View Follow Ups] [ Post Followup] [ Return to Forum] Posted by Justin on October 23, 2003 at 12:42:14 from (195.93.64.8): Hi, I am looking for informations about big machines called Jungle Crusher, it was huge land clearing tractors with big steel wheels. It was made early 1960 to 1970 by Letourneau.

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2020-1-3 · Arthur Radebaugh depicted similar ideas in "Closer Than We Think," including a version of "the new jungle-smashing LeTourneau ''tree crusher"'' and an atomic reactor that would "fuse the earth into a rock-hard, glass-smoothed surface." You can view the entire film on (The concrete wheels on a rubber highway are at 36:35.

LeTourneau, Inc. | Construction Equipment

2  · LeTourneau was founded by R.G. LeTourneau in 1929 as R.G. LeTourneau Inc. The company has been sold and resold over the years, with the earthmoving products sold to Joy Global in 2011. acquired Joy Global in 2016 and now manufactures the large wheel loaders for surface mining, providing the industry''s largest model sizes and payload capacities. Joy Global was renamed …

Highways by Automation (1958) — Paleofuture

2007-8-15 · The forward section of such a road-builder would be a variant of the new jungle-smashing LeTourneau "tree-crusher" combined with a grader. The middle section would pour concrete in a never-ending flow, with the rear portion leveling the still soft pavement. A line of freight helicopters would be on hand to feed the behemoth with the material ...

The U.S. Military Leveled Vietnamese Forests With ...

2015-9-16 · LeTourneau continued making commercial construction and mining rigs for years afterwards. Officials in Mackenzie, British Columbia, Canada tout their G-175 – now a road-side tourist attraction – as the "World''s Largest Tree Crusher." In 2011, LeTourneau''s parent corporation Rowan Companies sold the firm to a Chinese buyer, Joy Global.

LeTourneau Inc. | Tractor & Construction Plant Wiki | …

2021-10-31 · The LeTourneau Inc. company was founded by R. G. LeTourneau in California, USA in the 1920s R.G. LeTourneau started off as an earthmoving contractor. He then went on to design and build his own machines. Before WWII, they supplied attachments for machines, but then started to compete building their own designs. They were a pioneer of Diesel-electric drive chains for large …

Unusual locomotion, Jean-Marc Maclou, J M M, J M …

21 - R. G. LeTourneau created the Tree Stomper Model 6-120 in 1965 to clear very little lift land where Jungle Crusher sunk. Well suited because of its large surface contact, the craft was moving in advancing his skates. Very powerful in the marshy land covered …