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I found this photo of a house being transported off of Kennedy Space Center property sometime in the 1960s/early 1970s. We managed to track down where the house was moved from/to, but one thing that has stuck with me is what is the vehicle that is towing the house?

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I've tried reverse image searching, but just got many pictures of armoured vehicles.

Thanks in advance :)

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It looks like a motor scraper. Probably an Allis Chalmers 260E or similar.

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Contractor magazine

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    $\begingroup$ Thank you! That must be it. It looks much more ominous in bnw :D $\endgroup$ – Harry Stranger Sep 11 '20 at 8:38
  • $\begingroup$ You're welcome. The odd thing is, if it's towing the house, it's being driven in reverse. I don't actually see a connection (chain/cable) between the house and the scraper though. $\endgroup$ – Organic Marble Sep 11 '20 at 12:22
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    $\begingroup$ @BruceWayne I'm not sure! But it seems the scraper is backwards for towing. The OP thought it was towing it. $\endgroup$ – Organic Marble Sep 11 '20 at 17:24
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    $\begingroup$ @bruceWayne If they had the scrapers for road construction it would be a not unreasonable device to tow with, they would be setup for massive low speed torque and cause less damage to asphalt than a tracked vehicle. Scrapers were probably present regardless of the actual tow just for leveling the path the house moved along. $\endgroup$ – GremlinWranger Sep 12 '20 at 3:22
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    $\begingroup$ @OrganicMarble it's a shame there's only the one image, but from context I assumed it was being towed by that vehicle $\endgroup$ – Harry Stranger Sep 12 '20 at 13:22

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