The Earthmover Encyclopedia (Google eBook)

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Contents

Acknowledgments
6
Introduction
7
Early Earthmoving Machines
8
Crawler Tractors and Bulldozers
16
Wheel Bulldozers
49
Crawler Loaders
59
Wheel Loaders
73
LoaderBackhoes
103
OffHighway Haulers
170
Cable Excavators
199
Hydraulic Excavators
225
Stripping Shovels
264
Walking Draglines
272
Continuous Excavators
285
Trenching Machines
295
BucketWheel Excavators
307

Scrapers
115
Motor Graders
138
Articulated Dump Trucks
157
Bibliography
318
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