GOODS & SERVICES: New Ideas, Jul. 4, 1960


Big Lift. The biggest general-purpose forklift truck ever made was demonstrated by Clark Equipment Co. The dramatic-looking Ranger-700 can lift 35 tons (35 times the capacity of smaller truck lifts), has 6-ft.-high tires, and two sets of controls, between which the operator in his air-conditioned cab can swing to keep his view unblocked. It can lift a trailer carrying half a dozen autos, hoist truck trailers on and off flat cars in rail road piggybacking. Ford has ordered five for its steel division. Price: $90,000 each.

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