Vintage heavy equipment

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

Lorain Model MC 8150 mobile crane

By HCEA Canada Pictured here in 1970, is a Lorain Model MC 8150 mobile crane on bridge construction...

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...

Here are 13 vintage heavy equipment photos from HCEA Canada’s collection

HCEA Canada’s annual Wheels & Tracks in Motion event recently returned to the Simcoe County Museum. Each year in June,...

RD8 Caterpillar at work in BC

Pictured here in 1939 is an RD8 Caterpillar at work logging north of Campbell River, British Columbia.  As early as...

A steam shovel with a unique attachment

Pictured here in June of 1922 is a steam shovel equipped with a unique attachment. Upgrades to the Toronto street car tracks were underway which...

Marion Model 21 three-quarter yard steam shovel

Pictured here in the 1920s is a Marion Model 21 three-quarter yard steam shovel at work in Brantford, Ontario.

Adams #10 road grader at work in Nova Scotia

Pictured here is an Adams #10 road grader at work on Nova Scotia's Lunenburg County line in 1936. Following...

Link-Belt Speeder Model K365 shovel

Pictured here, in the summer of 1951, is a Link-Belt Speeder Model K365 shovel at work preparing a site for a subway...