By: Aimee Cope
, Farm Journal
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A Silver Anniversary of Sorts
Apr 13, 2009
For the company’s anniversary, Gehl
took a model 7810E skid loader and covered it in chrome.
The machine’s exterior received chrome plating treatments in gold, black and mercury, using a highly specialized chroming process. Its design includes a reflective gold and black finish and laser-cut Gehl logos in the ROPS side screens. The history of the company is illustrated on the lift arm with decals of its manufacturing milestones. Even the seat got full treatment with leather upholstery piped in silve with an embroidered Gehl 150th
anniversary logo. Large decals on the lift arm display historical milestones of Gehl Company. Milsco, a long-time
Started in 1859, Gehl Company’s roots were laid as a blacksmith shop in West Bend, Wis.