“Old iron” enthusiasts can experience hundreds of pieces of earth moving equipment, trucks, crawlers, graders, backhoes, rollers, shovels, scrapers, trenchers, dozers, tractors and more from the past at the 22nd Annual International Convention and Old Equipment Exposition at the Zagray Farm Museum in Colchester, CT, July 20-22, 2007.
Sponsored by the Historic Construction Equipment Association, (HCEA), the featured machine at the show is a Northwest Model 80-D cable-operated shovel from the 1950s. The 40 ton machine will be in operation and attendees can sit in the operator's seat and get lessons on its functions.
The HCEA is a non-profit organization dedicated to the preservation of the history of the construction, dredging, farming, and surface mining equipment industries. Located in Bowling Green, OH, the organization has approximately 4,500 members worldwide. For more information visit: www.hcea.net.