Vintage heavy equipment

Vintage heavy equipment and the historic construction sites the machines helped build.

Steam powered concrete pavers

Pictured here in 1912 are two steam powered dry batch concrete pavers at work in the Town of Oakville, Ontario. The department of highways...

International TD 35 crawler tractor

Pictured here in the winter of 1937 is an International TD 35 crawler tractor hauling pulpwood in the Rainy River District of Northwestern Ontario....

Link-Belt LS series crawler crane

Pictured here in 1970 is a Link-Belt LS series crawler crane at work on a bridge job in Southwestern Ontario.  McLean-Foster Construction Ltd., based in...

International TD14 crawler loader 

Pictured here in 1957 is an International TD14 crawler loader working at a logging site near Rouyn-Noranda in Northwestern Quebec. This TD14 crawler loader was equipped with a Drott brand loader...

E & E Seegmiller’s Erie B steam shovel

Pictured here in 1929 is an E & E Seegmiller Ltd. Erie B steam shovel at work in the Kitchener, Ontario area.  Twin brothers, Edgar...

A Bucyrus Erie truck crane at work in 1967

By HCEA Canada Pictured here in 1967 is a Bucyrus Erie truck crane on demolition duty in St. Thomas, Ontario. Although the wrecking ball was commonplace on demolition sites in...

Lorain Model MC 8150 mobile crane

By HCEA Canada Pictured here in 1970, is a Lorain Model MC 8150 mobile crane on bridge construction duty in Southern Ontario. Although setting precast concrete...

The Champion gravel plant from Dominion Road Machinery

By HCEA Canada Pictured here in 1915 is a 'Champion' gravel plant in operation in Huron County, Ontario. Colborne Township had contracted Boss & Brazier Ltd....