Below are a number of close-ups of 4 machines. See if you can guess the machine. (The answers are at the bottom of the page.)
Machine #1 – Cat 289D compact track loader
The Cat 289D, with its vertical lift design, delivers extended reach and lift height for quick and easy truck loading. Its standard, suspended undercarriage system provides superior traction, flotation, stability and speed.
Machine #2 – Liebherr PR 764 litronic dozer
The Liebherr 764 is the world’s largest dozer. Unveiled at MinExpo 2016, the machine features 422 hp and 17.8 cubic yards/13.6 square metres.
Machine #3 – Manulift Panoramic 50.18HM telehandler
The Manulift Panormamic 50.18HM features a lift height of 17.8 metres and a maximum lift weight of 5,000 kg. With its 176 hp engine, it can travel at 40 km/h.
Machine #4 – John Deer 440 industrial tractor
This late ’50s John Deere 440 is the industrial version of the model 435. It could also be ordered with rubber tires instead of tracks. This photo was taken at the HCEA Wheels & Tracks event in Minesing, Ontario.