Rough Terrain Crane, 20 ton, American Hoist Model 2380
The American Hoist & Derrick Company Model 2380, is a 40,000 pound capacity cable crane mounted on a 4x4 carrier made by Stolper Industries, Allen Industrial Products, Menomonee Falls, WI. The carrier is powered by a Cummins 265 V8 diesel engine mated to a Powershift transmission. The crane is separately powered by a Cummins JN 6I turbocharged 6 cylinder diesel engine.
The all wheel drive carrier is equipped with air brakes, a hydraulic front plow blade, and four hydraulic outriggers that are operated from the cab. The highly maneuverable unit has a max highway speed of 30 mph and a wide range with its 110-gallon fuel tank.
The American Hoist Model 2380 was NSN 3810-00-763-7728. The Model 2380 technical manuals were the TM-5-3810-232-xx series, where the xx represents the maintenance level.
American Hoist & Derrick Company provided other models of their cranes to the U.S. military, including:
Model 2360 Crane-Shovel, Truck Mounted, 20-Ton 3/4 yard