MATERIAL HANDLER


Get a Grip. Lots And Lots Of Grip.

With crane lift capacities from 4,500 lbs to 16,000 lbs and boom lengths ranging from 22 to 30 feet, the Material Handler can lift the heaviest loads and deliver them where you need them, when you need them, with the precision you require.

Add on a Brown HD custom bed with available rail racks, magnet wells, high tensile steel floors, and your choice of wood, steel, or flip-down side boards, and you’ve got the best grapple truck on roads or rails.

Grapple Rail Truck

Grapple Rail Truck

Rail-Ready, Brown-Built Brawn.

The Material Handler is the only grapple truck on the market worthy of wearing the Brown badge. Built on the chassis of your choice & engineered to your specifications, the Material Handler has all the flexibility and strength you require.

Your job is hard. Let the Material Handler carry the load.


Quality Comes Standard.

Brown has over 70 years of experience building hardworking, custom-engineered trucks. So it’s no surprise that what others tack on as costly extra features, Brown includes standard:

  • Hydrostatic radio-controlled remote drive systems
  • Battery or hydraulic-powered magnet systems
  • Hydraulic rail gear

And with each truck built to meet or exceed FRA regulations, you can be confident that your Material Handler is ready for whatever the job requires. Durable materials, innovative design and an attention to detail: not only does Brown build it, Brown builds it better.

Grapple Rail Truck