This classic crane could be from pre-WW II to 1950. It can be used as a drag line, with a clam shell bucket, or as a lifting crane with a hook. The reason for the picture is that I like the shapes, colors and light.
The skid steer loader is the last major invention to revolutionize construction and agricultural. It is a quick and easy way to move materials, lift heavy loads, smooth the ground, and with attachments, will do a great variety of tasks.