Fresno scraper

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buck scraper

A type of earth scraper; when filled, the scoop is raised from the ground by runners on each side.
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He was working at a lime pit, driving a team of mules pulling one of the Fresno scrapers. They moved lime from the pit to a hopper, where it was loaded into Model T Ford dump trucks.
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