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9/22/12 - I ask that you please add a signature line to your profiles on the Cletrac Forum to help me to determine who is spam and who is not. You don't need to drop everything and do this immediately, but please do it when you get a minute and you are visiting the forum. Just go to http://cletrac.org/forum2010/index.php?action=profile and put something in the signature area. If you no longer want to be a member on the Cletrac Forum, please remove your membership.

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5/30/11 - Just added several new pictures to the Photo Gallery, including several Alfta Track OC-4 working in snow logging, several from the Chicago Road Show, and some from a logging show (not all Oliver/Cletrac). All these pictures are from around 1963 and were scanned from old slides given to me by my late friend John W. Davis. Go to the Photo Gallery and click on "NEW" to see these pictures. Quality is marginal, but I think you will enjoy them.

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Folks, I just added a new photo gallery where you can upload your own pictures with descriptions, etc. Right now this is in the beta testing stage to see how it works out. Give it a try, but please keep a backup copy of your pictures just in case we decide to use something else. I would prefer you use your real name on the photo gallery, but if you really don't want to, please use the same username as on the forum. Please put your images into the proper categories and take care when your write out your descriptions and image names so people can search for them. I am learning this as we go. At least at the beginning, I have it set up where the administrator has to approve members. I am afraid we may get porn spam in here if we leave it open. To get to the photo gallery, use this link: http://cletrac.org/photos/

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« on: July 09, 2002, 11:58:41 AM »

Reading the letters section in the HPOCC magazine made me think that many of you who help people on this forum, who have helped me on numerous occasions may be able to help the HPOCC magazine.  In reply to one letter Sherry says she is trying to get more articles about Cletrac's in, on another she tells a reader she never turns down any articles which are of a relevant subject matter.  Perhaps some of you who have encyclopedic knowledge of Cletrac crawlers could write an article and send it to them, I for one would very much like to read more about cletracs as there is not much published on them. Sam Parrott
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I live in England, got interested in Cletrac's when I brought an Oliver BD in 2001, I now have an Oliver BD a Cletrac BDH and another BDH for parts and have just brought a 1919 model H. I also have a british built Track Marshall 90.  Always keen to hear from fellow collectors.
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« Reply #1 on: July 13, 2002, 03:20:28 PM »

It would be great to help out Sherry with her comendable endeavors.

I do see a need however, for a Cletrac/Oliver crawler only magazine and club. Cletrac and Oliver crawlers have almost nothing in common with Oliver wheel tractors, Hart Parr, or anyone else in the Oliver Corporation family. The only ties is that the Cleveland company was owned by Oliver Corp in it's later days. All the tractors were made in the same Cleveland plant, other than a limited few OC-4s and OC-9s that were put together in Charles City, Iowa.

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« Reply #2 on: July 22, 2002, 04:45:08 PM »

I agree it would be great if there was a club and magazine devoted to tractors built at the Cleveland plant and perhaps the few Oliver crawlers built later. Judging by the amount of us who use this website (and were just the one's who use the web and have found this site) there are a lot of people interested out there.
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I live in England, got interested in Cletrac's when I brought an Oliver BD in 2001, I now have an Oliver BD a Cletrac BDH and another BDH for parts and have just brought a 1919 model H. I also have a british built Track Marshall 90.  Always keen to hear from fellow collectors.
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