Giant Earthmovers

Giant Earthmovers

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Mbi Pub Co
A comprehensive review of earthmoving and construction equipment from the birth of primitive industrial tools to today's awe-inspiring machines! The biggest haulers, dozers, scrapers and unusual specialty equipment in the field are presented here in over 500 black-and-white photographs. The author's expertly written text details machine categories and discusses the history, evolution, design and manufacture of these industry giants. Packed full of top-quality archival photographs, most taken from manufacturer archives.

An Illustrated History. The biggest cranes, drag lines, scrapers, haulers, loaders, dozers and unusual specialty equipment.

Publisher: Osceola, WI : MBI Pub., 1998
ISBN: 9780760303696
Branch Call Number: 624.152 Ha 1998
Characteristics: 224 pages : illustrations ; 27 cm
Alternative Title: Illustrated history


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Sep 03, 2013

A well illustrated and informative compendium on bulldozers, wheel loaders, scrapers, motor graders, off-highway haul trucks, large cable excavators, stripping shovels, walking dragline excavators, continuous excavators, trenching machines, and hydraulic excavators. The author is a professional engineer with decades of experience in earthmoving and heavy equipment; and was co-founder of the Historical Construction Equipment Association.


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