Galion, Gardner-Denver, Gledhill

7 photo(s) Updated on: 09/03/2013
  • c. 1939 Gardner-Denver wagon drill. Portable pneumatic drills like this transitioned from steel wheels to rubber tires to crawlers powered by air motors.
  • c. 1927 Galion Master 10-ton three-wheel roller. Spikes or cleats could be inserted in the holes in the large rear drums to provide traction when pulling a scarifier or grader for road maintenance.
  • Gledhill Road Shaper. This machine used an arrangement of skids, controlled by hand cranks and a crude hydraulic pump, to finish the surface of a dirt or gravel road.
  • 1954 Galion Iron Works 503 motor grader. Almost 5,000 503s were built from 1953 through 1971. This one is equipped to handle a front dozer or snow plow.
  • c. 1930s-1940s Gledhill pull grader.
  • c. 1925 Galion Light Premier pull grader.
  • Circa 1929 Galion Iron Works Leaning Wheel E-Z Lift No. 10 pull grader. The “E-Z Lift” name refers to the mechanism for raising and lowering the blade with minimal effort.

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