GOODS & SERVICES: New Ideas, Sep. 27, 1954


Giant Tractor. General Motors entered the earth-moving equipment field last week with a 26-ton, twin-diesel (each engine 190 h.p.) Crawler tractor, more powerful than any now in production. The tractor will be on sale early next year at a price to be set later.

Plastic Boat. A 51-ft. plastic boat drawing less than two feet of water when loaded to its five-ton capacity has been built for the Army by the Englander Co. Constructed in bolted sections, the craft can be taken apart for air shipment. The 1½-in.-thick hull of resin-treated...

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