Caterpillar: Modern Earthmoving Marvels

[Frank Raczon, Keith Haddock] ✓ Caterpillar: Modern Earthmoving Marvels ☆ Download Online eBook or Kindle ePUB. Caterpillar: Modern Earthmoving Marvels A great read for any equipment enthusiast I would highly recommend this book to any equipment enthusiast, but it is a must-have for Caterpillar fans. Caterpillar: Modern Earthmoving Models offers a clear, detailed history of Cat machines accompanied by excellent photography. An absorbing read, the book includes a wealth of Cats fascinating company history, with some really great old photos that offer an interesting contrast to the machines of today. I loved the historical information, but what

Caterpillar: Modern Earthmoving Marvels

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Rating : 4.35 (778 Votes)
Asin : 0760344086
Format Type : paperback
Number of Pages : 224 Pages
Publish Date : 2017-08-14
Language : English

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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. 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. 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 m

The book is exhaustively researched and well written and includes interviews and explanations of how and why they work the way they do as well as interviews and quotes from Caterpillar engineers and operators." - Rental Equipment Register Magazine"Filled with underground mining machines, larger-than-life draglines, excavators, backhoe loaders, motor-graders, off-highway trucks and more, this book will be of interest to anyone who has ever passed a work site and wondered what those machines can do and how they work." - Mining Engineering. " a comprehensive history of Caterpillar machines that details the Peoria, Ill.-based manufacturer's unparalleled contributions to the history of construction equipm

Of his six books published by MBI Publishing Company, Keith considers The Earthmover Encyclopedia his greatest writing achievement and the most comprehensive ever written on earthmoving equipment. He often appears as a commentator on the History, Discovery, and Learning Channels. Raczon is the author of Motorbooks' Caterpillar: Modern Earth-Moving Marvels (2014).Keith Haddock<

A great read for any equipment enthusiast I would highly recommend this book to any equipment enthusiast, but it is a must-have for Caterpillar fans. Caterpillar: Modern Earthmoving Models offers a clear, detailed history of Cat machines accompanied by excellent photography. An absorbing read, the book includes a wealth of Cat's fascinating company history, with some really great old photos that offer an interesting contrast to the machines of today. I loved the historical information, but what I found really compelling was the author's work on the newest Cat equip. Fantasy Author Sandy Lender said Cat PR Masterpiece. The newly released hardcover coffee table book from Motorbooks/Quarto Publishing Group USA Inc., a licensee of Caterpillar Inc., gives a decades-long look at Cat heavy equipment’s evolution. While the author and senior editor of Construction Equipment magazine Frank Raczon obviously gives the readers what they want with info about Cat machines, he truly offers a great history lesson as well, complete with some help from the Historical Construction Equipment Association, Bowling Green, Ohio. Did you know the Caterpilla. This Book Is A Winner Mike Anderson This is an incredibly well researched and professionally presented look at the construction equipment industry's reigning juggernaut brand. Sure, there are a lot of very good historical equipment books in the market, and certainly no shortage of Caterpillar information and opinions both past and present. However, what truly sets this book apart is that Frank Raczon, today's top equipment industry journalist and communicator, melds the present with the past by leveraging the expertise of equipment historian Keith Haddock. Th

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