US Patent No: 4,618,307

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Scrap bucket carrier




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A carrier for lifting and transporting a scrap bucket supported in a stand having a substantially rectangular lower frame with depending ground engaging legs is provided including a self-propelled tractor and a wheeled trailer having a main frame cross member dimensioned to fit between the stand legs and an integral forwardly projecting tongue with a gooseneck pivotally connected to the tractor to permit turning thereof at substantially right angles, a rear frame member secured to the main frame by a plurality of vertical plates, the trailer wheels being journalled on a plurality of trailing arms each pivotally connected at one end to the main frame and interconnected at the other end to the rear frame by a first hydraulic actuator and links and a second hydraulic actuator interconnecting the gooseneck to the tractor for raising and lowering the trailer tongue to maintain the trailer substantially level as the first and second hydraulic actuators are extended and retracted and the trailer and stand being provided with cooperating guide elements for centering the stand and bucket on the trailer.

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Kress, Edward S Brimfield, IL 21 97
LaBerdia, William L Brimfield, IL 10 56
Thomas, Dennis R Peoria, IL 20 81

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