More Great Books
List Price: $22.95
Massive rear- and bottom-dump trucks, gigantic track
and wheel dozers, humongous scrapers, graders, wheel loaders and
hydraulic excavators! This super-duty volume profiles a wide variety
of these incredible machines at work and at rest in the mining and
excavation industry throughout the world. Some 125 color photographs
and 25 historical photos illustrate the evolution, technology, and
growth of these remarkable land leviathans. Sftbd., 9' x 10 1/2', 128
pgs., 25 b ill., 125 color.
Motorbooks Caterpillar 2004 Calendar
List Price: $13.99
New for 2004! Caterpillar is the biggest name in
earthmoving and construction equipment. Great photos from company
insider Eric Orlemann capture the big 'Cats' on the job. Haulers,
skidders, bulldozers, graders, and dump trucks are featured. Sidebars
add a detail photo and detailed captions give enthusiasts great
information on these giant machines.
New for 2004
Calendar 17 x 12 24 pages 25 color
Opencast Coal: Plant & Equipment
List Price: $27.95
A rare photographic salute to fifty full years of
British Opencast operations featuring color and black & white
photographs of draglines, excavators, dumptrucks, dozers, scrapers,
lorries and more. Hdbd., 8x 10 3/4, 76 pgs., 115 b ill., 5 color.
The Caterpillar Century
List Price: $50.00
Eric Orlemann serves as our tour guide as we get a
rare glimpse into the technology of Caterpillar's most important
equipment innovations, then and now. Packed with, all-new photos,
archival images, and information on the latest in state-of-the-art
The Caterpillar Century traces the evolution of this
industry giant starting when the legend was first named Caterpillar
in reference to the Holt Manufacturing Company's remarkable tractor
creation in 1905, to modern day equipment marvels and future design prototypes.
Hardcover 10-1/2 x 12 384 pages 200 color, 100 b/w
The Caterpillar Century Limited Edition
List Price: $100.00
The Caterpillar Century Limited Edition Leatherbound Book
Caterpillar Photo Gallery
List Price: $24.95
From the first experimental Holt crawler tractor to
the mighty Cat D9G, this book offers the most extensive review of
Caterpillar tractors available. Youll be thrilled by the photos of
tracklaying machines at work in operations that include earthmoving,
farming, logging, military support, mining, and more. Filled with
over 500 factory photographs covering Caterpillar from 1904 to 1963.
Sftbd., 8 1/2x 10 3/4, 288 pgs., 500+ b ill.
List Price: $24.95
This book examines the Texas-based company's heavy
equipment that has been used in the mining, construction, and oil
industries from the 1920s to present. Two hundred photos illustrate
the fascinating tales behind LeTourneau breakthroughs like the first
electric-diesel front-end loader. Founder Robert Gilmour LeTourneau
is regarded as the father of high-volume earthmoving equipment, and
holds more U.S. patents than any other person, save Thomas Edison.
Fans of heavy equipment are sure to enjoy this profile of the
manufacturer of the world's largest front-end loaders. Sftbd., 8-1/4
x 10-5/8, 160 pgs., 125 color, 75 b.
Cranes In Action
List Price: $14.95
See these massive, technically advanced workhorses in
all-out action! From the highest 220-foot tower crane that can lift
up to 1,800 metric tons to crawler cranes, lattice boom truck cranes, truck-mounted
cranes, all-terrain cranes, and special application cranes, this
book covers manufacturers such as American, Liebherr, Link-belt, and
Demag. Detail photos compliment text discussing technical features,
manufacturing, and operation. Sftbd., 8 1/4 X 9, 96 pgs., 80 color ill.
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