Here's an interesting piece of vintage footage. Around about 1967 or so, JCB released this entry in its Newsfilm series, which starts out discussing the great history of excavation in the United Kingdom including the many miles of rail right-of-way dug by the legendary Navvies. It then pivots to sharing the latest in JCB machines, which, according to the video, can manage the daily output of the Navvies in ten minutes. There are some great shots of British infrastructure work and classic JCB excavators on the job.
As one of the latest models in the R2-Series excavator lineup, the Bobcat® E88 delivers durability, performance and quality for more productivity. Technically speaking, it's a compact machine, but it brings big performance with its redesigned engine and optimized lift performance, plus undercarriage and counterweight improvements. All these enhancements make this excavator one of the highest-performing models in its size class. With impressive over-the-side lift capacity, you can dig with greater confidence over the side of the machine. Put it to the test against similar models from other manufacturers. You'll see that the E88 can outwork the competition.