The Caterpillar 784C + TowHaul RGS-225 in 1:50th scale was released by Norscot in 2008 with #58220.
The scale model of the Caterpillar 784C with TowHaul Classic Lowboy Trailer RGS-225-48-20 in late 2008 released with the new POWER EDGE logos by Norscot under item number #58220.
The Caterpillar 784C tractor is the twin brother of the Caterpillar 785D Mining Truck. Both machines have the same mainframe, but this tractor version has a specially adapted rear frame for use as a single tractor with the specially designed TowHaul gooseneck that allows for the connection in this case the TowHaul Classic Lowboy Trailer RGS-225.
The first series of 2000 pieces is delivered in an exclusive blue TowHaul package. You could contact TowHaul directly to see if they still have one left for you!
Presented here is the Caterpillar 784C prime mover with TowHaul RGS-225 lowboy trailer. The unique design of the gooseneck allows connecting / disconnecting of the trailer in about 90 seconds thanks to the grab hook design, even if the ground is not level.
TowHaul classic lowboys have proven to be a steady workhorse in open-pit mining operations around the world. Many of the units put into operation since 1990 are still in service to day. With proper maintenance, TowHaul lowboys have been known to outlive most typical mining equipment life cycles.
The TowHaul RGS-225 has a capacity to transport machinery up to 250 tons in weight.