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Historical Construction Equipment Association
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This gallery of equipment images is designed to help you identify common types of construction cranes and derricks, both past and present.

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Locomotive crane – c. 1919 Brownhoist No. 3. Developed in 1886, self-propelled railroad cranes were the only mobile construction cranes until the 1910s. They still see use in industrial applications.
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