Caterpillar Earthmovers At Work

Author: Bill Robertson
Editor: Enthusiast Books
ISBN: 9781583881200
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From building roads through dense forests, mining the earth for raw ore, laying pipe, constructing power developments, to creating golf courses, Caterpillar's earthmoving machines have played an important role in shaping our world. Caterpillar Earthmovers at Work features Caterpillars in action moving massive amounts of rock, dirt, trees and anything else in their path. See these machines used in forestry & logging, road construction, railway construction, hydroelectric power projects, mining and much more.A treat for all heavy equipment fans.

Colossal Caterpillar The Ultimate Earthmover

Author: Eric C. Orlemann
Editor:
ISBN: 9781610605816
Size: 15,24 MB
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This awe-inspiring collection covers the largest, top-of-the-line mining equipment in each of the manufacturer's five major classes; haulers, wheel loaders, hydraulic shovels, graders, and bulldozers. Design, development, and production histories are accompanied by the stories of these gargantuan machines in service, as well as details of the Herculean efforts required for their assembly. Incredible modern color photography from both the author and the Caterpillar archives provide shots of the equipment in action and production, not to mention detail shots to help explain their working componentry.

Caterpillar Chronicle

Author: Eric C Orlemann
Editor: Angel Island Association
ISBN: 9780760336731
Size: 14,23 MB
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Agriculture & farming.

Caterpillar Photo Gallery

Author: P.A. Letourneau
Editor: Enthusiast Books
ISBN: 9781882256709
Size: 16,64 MB
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From the first experimental Holt crawler tractor to the mighty Cat D9G, this book offers the most extensive review of Caterpillar tractors available. You will 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.

Building Giant Earthmovers

Author: Eric C. Orlemann
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ISBN: 9781610605762
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An inside look at the factories that forge the giant machines of today's mining, logging, and construction industries.

Letourneau Earthmovers

Author: Eric C. Orlemann
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ISBN: 9781610605885
Size: 11,29 MB
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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.

Caterpillar

Author: Eric C. Orleman
Editor:
ISBN: 9781610608442
Size: 14,85 MB
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Caterpillar

Author: Frank Raczon
Editor: Motorbooks
ISBN: 9780760344088
Size: 16,70 MB
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For this book, Frank Raczon dug up the dirt and constructed the only modern history of the world's heaviest machinery. So many things differentiate the Caterpillar brand from its competitors that it can be difficult to know where to begin. From its trademark Caterpillar Yellow to its tradition of making the most rock-solid products on earth, everything about the Caterpillar name is synonymous with the world's toughest machines. In fact, the company's success has led to it being used by economists as a bellwether for the state of the economy as a whole. In Caterpillar: Modern Earthmoving Marvels, author Frank Raczon details the largest and most modern earth-moving machines today, with down-to-earth explanations of how and why they work the way they do as well as interviews and quotes from Caterpillar's engineers and operators themselves. Featuring rare historical photography and insight from noted industrial historian Keith Haddock, this book offers a glimpse of how the Caterpillar's meteoric rise from an under-the-radar producer of agrarian and industrial equipment led to its modern status as an international corporate superstar. Filled with excavators, backhoe loaders, motor-graders, off-highway trucks and more, this book is sure to capture the imagination of anyone who has ever passed a construction site and wondered just how the machines work the way they do and what they're truly capable of.

The Earthmover Encyclopedia

Author: Keith Haddock
Editor:
ISBN: 9781610592093
Size: 14,41 MB
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"This colossal reference book documents the timeless urge to reshape the world, and the machines used to do so from the 1088's to today. From utility tractors and loaders up to the largest diggers and bulldozers, every piece of heavy equipment is listed here by model and manufacturer, making this the most exhaustive book on the world's most hard-working vehicles and machines"--Publisher's description.

The Bin Ladens

Author: Steve Coll
Editor: Penguin
ISBN: 1101202726
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The rise and rise of the Bin Laden family is one of the great stories of the twentieth century; its repercussions have already deeply marked the twenty-first. Until now, however, it is a story that has never been fully told, as the Bin Ladens have successfully fended off attempts to understand the family circles from which Osama sprang. In this the family has been abetted by the kingdom it calls home, Saudi Arabia, one of the most closed societies on earth. Steve Coll’s The Bin Ladens: An Arabian Family in the American Century is the groundbreaking history of a family and its fortune. It chronicles a young illiterate Yemeni bricklayer, Mohamed Bin Laden, who went to the new, oil-rich country of Saudi Arabia and quickly became a vital figure in its development, building great mosques and highways and making himself and many of his children millionaires. It is also a story of the Saudi royal family, whom the Bin Ladens served loyally and without whose capricious favor they would have been nothing. And it is a story of tensions and contradictions in a country founded on extreme religious purity, which then became awash in oil money and dazzled by the temptations of the West. In only two generations the Bin Ladens moved from a famine-stricken desert canyon to luxury jets, yachts, and private compounds around the world, even going into business with Hollywood celebrities. These religious and cultural gyrations resulted in everything from enthusiasm for America—exemplified by Osama’s free-living pilot brother Salem—to an overwhelming determination to destroy it. The Bin Ladens is a meticulously researched, colorful, shocking, entertaining, and disturbing narrative of global integration and its limitations. It encapsulates the unsettling contradictions of globalization in the story of a single family who has used money, mobility, and technology to dramatically varied ends.