Not too small for the big jobs, this C Tournatractor is seen here push loading another of the company’s products, a model B-70 motor scraper. In the right underfoot conditions the C Tournatractor was an excellent push dozer. This machine is equipped as a dedicated push tractor

Not too small for the big jobs, this C Tournatractor is seen here push loading another of the company’s products, a model B-70 motor scraper. In the right underfoot conditions the C Tournatractor was an excellent push dozer. This machine is equipped as a dedicated push tractor

Last of the line, a model CH Tournatractor seen at work in Illinois, USA in 1971 with a W-2 sheepsfoot roller keeping the fill tidy. Cosmetically the CH was worlds away fro the original 1946 version The ‘H’ stood for hydraulic

Last of the line, a model CH Tournatractor seen at work in Illinois, USA in 1971 with a W-2 sheepsfoot roller keeping the fill tidy. Cosmetically the CH was worlds away fro the original 1946 version The ‘H’ stood for hydraulic

Taken in Nevada in 1965, this C Tournatractor is working in a large copper mine keeping the tracks clear where the railroad cars are loaded by shovels. This is a task a tracked machine would not be able to perform. Machine has the factory supplied cab and the 13’ Angledozer.

Taken in Nevada in 1965, this C Tournatractor is working in a large copper mine keeping the tracks clear where the railroad cars are loaded by shovels. This is a task a tracked machine would not be able to perform. Machine has the factory supplied cab and the 13’ Angledozer.

Cleaning up around shovel operations was a task that the Tournatractor was ideally suited for due to it’s speed and manoeverability. Fitted with a factory cab, this machine has plates welded over the bulldozers side arms to prevent rocks from slicing the front tires

Cleaning up around shovel operations was a task that the Tournatractor was ideally suited for due to it’s speed and manoeverability. Fitted with a factory cab, this machine has plates welded over the bulldozers side arms to prevent rocks from slicing the front tires

What to do if you don’t have a shovel or a loader. In this 1949 photo taken in Australia, a C Tournatractor loads an E18 Tournahopper/C Tournapull combination very quickly via a ‘grizzly’ – 18 tons in a little under 10 seconds.

What to do if you don’t have a shovel or a loader. In this 1949 photo taken in Australia, a C Tournatractor loads an E18 Tournahopper/C Tournapull combination very quickly via a ‘grizzly’ – 18 tons in a little under 10 seconds.

Compare this 1957 factory photo with the earlier 1946 machine and witness evolution in progress. Now on wide base tires this C Tournatractor is equipped with the standard S bulldozer blade, supplementary air cleaner and a lighting package

Compare this 1957 factory photo with the earlier 1946 machine and witness evolution in progress. Now on wide base tires this C Tournatractor is equipped with the standard S bulldozer blade, supplementary air cleaner and a lighting package

Very first of the Tournatractors, a 1946 C1 in this factory photo. This is a Buda powered example but most were powered by the reliable GM 6-71. Tires on this early machine seem quite skinny compared to later machines

Very first of the Tournatractors, a 1946 C1 in this factory photo. This is a Buda powered example but most were powered by the reliable GM 6-71. Tires on this early machine seem quite skinny compared to later machines

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