Colossal Earthmovers

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MBI Pub, Aug 1, 2000 - Technology & Engineering - 96 pages
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This concise color history packs a wide assortment of the mighty machines that provide the muscle for America's construction and mining industries. Haulers, hydraulic excavators, wheel loaders, bulldozers, scrapers, motor graders, walking draglines, large-cable excavators, bucket-wheel excavators, and stripping shovels are featured. Several examples from each class are depicted in a selection of job-site photographs and described with detailed information about top manufacturers, dimensions, capacities, horsepower ratings, and significant developments in earthmover evolution. Keith Haddock is also the author of MBI's Giant Earthmovers: An Illustrated History.

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Keith Haddock, a professional engineer, has enjoyed a lifelong involvement with earthmoving and heavy equipment. Just over 20 years ago Haddock co-founded the Historical Construction Equipment Association (HCEA) that now boasts over 5,000 members. He has written several books on heavy equipment and has been featured in numerous TV documentaries including Modern Marvels, Monster Machines and Mega Excavators. He currently specializes in providing information, research, and freelance writing for earthmoving and surface mining publications.

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