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    1946 hand-built trenching machine - video

    Hand-built trenching machine. The machine can dig a trench 8 feet deep and 10 inches wide and, depending on the soil, could advance itself at a rate of 15 to 20 feet per hour. The trencher was restored to working condition in 2003 and is now housed at the Pioneer Acres Museum in Irricana, Alberta.




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    Finnish made trencher from 1952. Finnish armed forces workshop made these White truck based trenchers 50 pcs total. Only two working and five non-working known.


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    The Fins are an innovative lot. (I love my Mirca Deros sander). Maybe be, they get inspiration when sitting in a sauna before jumping into glacial cold waters "gee , i think i'll make that......................... if I survive the icy waters" LOL.

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    operating lever right next to exposed spinning drive shaft, nah no problems seen!



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