Jack Schrock’s Blog

Mighty MO

Talking about the Holmes 750 is one of my favorite topics because that one wrecker, and its little brother the 600, moved T & R from prewar to postwar with many improvements.

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Holmes 850

The 850 was the flagship of the Holmes lineup and had a rating of 40 tons, which was the highest of the manufactured mechanical wreckers of the day.

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Bill Bottoms

It has been rumored that Bill Bottoms took a roll of butcher paper and laid it up against one of Gerry Holmes’ new Century wreckers to make a copy that he went on to sell to the City of Chicago.

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