The Machines

All U.S. aircraft carriers were equipped with LeTourneau crash cranes. All U.S. aircraft carriers were equipped with LeTourneau crash cranes.
Even crashed bombers could be quickly removed from runways from runways with the larger crash cranes. Even crashed bombers could be quickly removed from runways with the larger crash cranes.
A later six-wheel electric drive tractor could "push" crashed aircraft from busy runways. A later six-wheel electric drive tractor could "push" crashed aircraft from busy runways.
The Korean War saw the first rubber-tired bulldozers, which were three times faster than a crawler-type bulldozer. The Korean War saw the first rubber-tired bulldozers, which were three times faster than a crawler-type bulldozer.
His favorite power was all-wheel electric drive, making his machines nearly unstoppable. A single wheel could be used on any machine, equipped with a DC electric motor and gear reduction inside the wheel. His favorite power was all-wheel electric drive, making his machines nearly unstoppable. A single wheel could be used on any machine, equipped with a DC electric motor and gear reduction inside the wheel.
A double unit earthmover, with only one operator, could move dirt faster and cheaper than ever before. A double unit earthmover, with only one operator, could move dirt faster and cheaper than ever before.
Various units would dig, load, and haul. Much like this bottom-dump hopper with a Model "A" Tournapull. Various units would dig, load, and haul. Much like this bottom-dump hopper with a Model "A" Tournapull.
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