The Earthmover Encyclopedia
Following the resounding success of his "Giant Earthmovers - an Illustrated History", Keith Haddock has gone the full distance to produce a masterpiece in heavy equipment. Arranged by machine manufacturer and equipment category for quick reference, this comprehensive guide covers every significant manufacturer in North America and many others. Vital statistics on each machine with emphasis on record-setting achievements and significant milestones in machine development are included. Each manufacturer's history is covered in detail in the photo captions and text. Vividly illustrated with over 900 spectacular photographs, most never before published, this encyclopedia explains the creation and evolution of each equipment class and follows their development right up to date (2002). Provides in-depth information on crawler dozers, wheel dozers, crawler loaders, wheel loaders, loader-backhoes, scrapers, graders, off-highway trucks, trenchers, and all types of excavators including shovels, draglines, bucket wheels and hydraulic machines. Hardcover, 8-1/2 x 11, 320 pages, 900 b/w
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