Posts Tagged ‘Doepke Unit Crane’

Doepke Unit Crane / Smith Miller Truck Combo

Posted by: moresnow

March 2nd, 2009 >> Crane, Custom, Smith Miller, Unit 357

Recently found on ebay.  Great custom truck

Rare Custom Doepke Unit Excavator

Posted by: moresnow

January 7th, 2009 >> Crane, Custom


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Doepke Custom Euclid Scraper

Posted by: moresnow

December 24th, 2008 >> Doepke, Euclid

In 2005 I found a rear scraper component and a very badly damaged front end from a Euclid Bottom Dump.  The rust on these was enough to say give up.  In the end after some time consuming sanding and polishing and paint a master was born.

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Doepke Unit Crane (Custom)

Posted by: moresnow

August 26th, 2008 >> Custom, Doepke, Unit 357

Notice the Grill Work, Piping and Undercarriage.  Awesome Work!!!

Custom Unit Excavator - Green Shovel

Posted by: moresnow

February 24th, 2008 >> Custom, Unit 357

Green Excavator

Found this one on the internet years ago. If anyone has any details please share. What I do know is that it was built from a Unit 357.

Thank you CCM:  The track mounted equivalent to the UNIT 357, whether used as a crane, hoe, or shovel, was designated as a UNIT 514. With the release of the CCM track assemblies, collectors were inspired to create toy machines of their own, like this scratch built UNIT cable hoe built from an original Doepke crane cab with a solid steel boom, equalizer and custom paint job with UNIT factory striping.