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2016 Convention

Please share your images of the 2016 International Convention and Old Equipment Exposition which was held at the National Construction Equipment Museum in Bowling Green, Ohio.

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17 photo(s) Updated on: 01/27/2021
  • Operated by Michael Kurth of Grafton, Wisconsin, HCEA Corporate Member Geo. Gradel Co.'s TD24 is at work stockpiling grindings.
  • A 1911 Nichols & Shepard 13-40 traction engine owned by Jeremy Busch of Van Buren, Ohio.
  • Part of the Power of Yesteryear exhibit, the nine tractors nearest the camera – eight different Allis-Chalmers machines and a Minneapolis Moline Z (third down the line) – are all owned by Snyder Farms
  • Bill Annechini and his very unusual 1956 Tractomotive TL12. The dozer blade is an attachment for a machine built as a wheel loader; Bill has the bucket and a set of forks as well.
  • Museum volunteer and show equipment registrar John Sams owns this 1945 International I-4 wheel tractor and 1974 Ingersoll-Rand GR85 compressor.
  • Museum volunteer Bob Young brought in this American Road machinery 800M motor grader conversion of an industrial wheel tractor.
  • These are two Kaiser Jeep trucks owned by Tom Price: a 1969 XM-818 truck tractor and 1965 M-543A2 wrecker. The crane on the wrecker is believed to be an Austin-Western product.
  • L. J. McCreary’s 1945 Allis-Chalmers HD7W and its Baker frame-mounted dozer working the spoil bank. Two vertical cylinders raise and lower the dozer by exerting force on the overhead frame.
  • Museum volunteer Dave Brainard and his 1964 White 4200 dump truck pull away from the Museum’s 1942 Manitowoc 3500 clamshell crane with a load of material for surfacing the new road.
  • This pushloader was quite unusual – a 1929 Cat Sixty equipped with a LaPlant-Choate counterbalanced dozer. Will Wingo is the owner and operator.
  • Adam Berry and his 1955 Farmall 400 proudly fly Old Glory.
  • Jim Lashaway’s 1917 Russel & Company 16 hp traction engine brings the Museum’s two 1920s Baker Maney D wheeled scrapers through the parade on Friday.
  • One of two restored Peterbilt 281 truck tractors at the show, this 1964 model is owned by Vic Johnson of Napoleon, Ohio.
  • This is Tom Lucas’ 1922 Buffalo-Springfield steam roller.
  • This 1929 Buckeye No. 14 wheel trencher is owned by John Schudel of Lyons, Ohio. It’s been upgraded with pneumatic front tires.
  • Jeff Fildes assembled this litter of five Agricat compact crawlers from 1947 through 1954. A display of Agricat archival material is inside the tent.
  • Here’s another of the very unusual exhibits: A salesman’s sample of the Cletrac steering differential for crawler tractors, built for demonstration at the 1933 Road Show in Detroit.
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