The company bucks the trend toward hydraulic scrap handlers at its Moline location, opting instead to use lattice-boom locomotive cranes
. Davis helped put together an American Locomotive Crane
in 1973 that the company still uses today.
In 1999, the factory was closed, Plymouth Locomotives became a brand of Ohio Locomotive Crane
, and everything moved to Bucyrus, Ohio.
Bosco Co., Collegeville, PA (610) 489-3009 REBUILD/REPAIR EQUIPMENT American & Ohio Locomotive Crane
, Bucyrus, OH (800) 993-6446 American Pulverizer Co., Saint Louis, MO (314) 781-6100 CBT Wear Parts Inc., Richland Center, WI (888) 228-3625 F.W.
Westlake has spent more than 17 years in the heavy equipment service field, having served most recently as shop foreman at a locomotive crane
manufacturing and refurbishing company.
Manufacturer and OEM for new American & Ohio Locomotive Cranes
and OEM parts.
In contrast, industry consensus standards for derricks were updated in 1995 and crawler, truck and locomotive cranes
were updated as recently as 2000.