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The Earthmover Encyclopedia
List Price: $44.95
The Earthmover Encyclopedia gives you all the
dirt on every piece of earthmoving machinery made. This ultimate
reference guide of earthmoving machinery covers rare milestones as
well as the most popular machines. Vividly educating 900 photos, this
encyclopedia explains the creation, development, and evolution of all
classes of equipment.
Vital stats on each machine, emphasizing
record-setting equipment, are provided in detail. A surplus of
information on loading and stripping shovels, walking draglines,
hydraulic and buck wheel excavators, haul trucks, wheel loaders and
bulldozers is featured.
Hardcover, 8-1/2 x 11, 320 pp. 900 b/w
List Price: $35.00
Subtitled: The Worlds Mightiest Mining and
Power Shovels is a celebration of the land leviathans
that have inhabited the open pit mines over the past century. Due to
their massive size and unbelievable capabilities, interest in these
machines extends far beyond their role in the extraction of minerals
and precious metals.
Author Orlemann focuses on the super stripper and
loading class of shovels. Discover how the super stripper can remove
vast amounts of earth and place it over a football field away. This
book reveals design, engineering, manufacture, assembly, and
operation of these modern and massive shovels.
Hardcover, 10-1/2' x 12', 160 pp, 175 color, 25 b/w
Covers the super stripper and loading class of shovels
Building Giant Earthmovers
List Price: $19.95
Readers are taken behind the scenes with the world's
heavyweight manufacturers to learn how the mammoth machines used in
mining, construction, and timber industries are conceived and constructed.
List Price: $21.95
Subtitled: An Illustrated History. A comprehensive
review of earthmoving and construction equipment from the birth of
primitive industrial tools to today's awe-inspiring machines! The
biggest haulers, dozers, scrapers and unusual specialty equipment in
the field are presented here in over 500 black-and-white photographs.
The author's expertly written text details machine categories and
discusses the history, evolution, design and manufacture of these
industry giants. Packed full of top-quality archival photographs,
most taken from manufacturer archives. Sftbd., 8 1/4 x 10 3/4, 224
pgs., 500 b ill.
Extreme Mining Machines
List Price: $24.95
Discover the largest machines ever used in the mining
industry. Giant mining equipment such as stripping shovels and
walking dragline shovels were at one time the largest machines to
ever move on land. Packed with amazing photos, this book chronicles
the history of the machines built from 1900 to 1971. The sheer size
and mind-blowing capacity of these mining machines has won many fans.
Also provides information about construction, operation, and
maintenance. A necessity for earthmover or big-machine enthusiasts!
Sftbd., 8 1/4 x 10 3/4, 128 pgs., 60 b and 60 color ill.
Colossal Earth Movers
List Price: $14.95
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. Softbound, 8-1/4' x 9', 96
pages, 80 color
List Price: $24.95
Subtitled: Farm Crawlers and Bulldozers. Incredible
tractors, bulldozers, military tanks, and heavy machinery dating back
to 1902, fill this down-to-earth collection. More than 50 original
and restored machines are featured at work and show, including early
steamers, the second Best ever built, pioneering diesel tractors,
plus a variety of today's heavy machinery. Includes Russell and
Letourneau Grader models. Sftbd., 10 x 10, 192 pgs., 54 b&w and
192 color ill.
Euclid and Terex Earth-Moving Machines
List Price: $26.95
This heavy-duty history discusses GMs Euclid and Terex
heavy equipment divisions, their evolution, technical features,
manufacturing, design, and how the machines were used - then and now.
Highlights include detailed discussions and photos of amazing
engineering feats like the Twin-Powered haulers and scrapers, the
mighty TC-12 Super-Dozer, and the huge 33-19 Titan truck. Includes
sections on military applications, experimental machines, and
one-of-a-kind specials. Sftbd., 8 1/4 x 10 5-8, 160 pgs., 50 b ill.,
List Price: $34.95
Subtitled: History of the World's Greatest
Earthmovers. With unprecedented access to Caterpillar archives, Eric
Orlemann delivers the hard-working history of Caterpillar, from the
earliest Best- and Holt-built steam traction engines up through
today's massive earthmovers. Witness the post-war construction boom
and see how these giant earthmoving machines grew and evolved to meet
demand. CAT's incredible machines power through the pages of time to
reveal the full and fascinating Caterpillar Chronicle. Sftbd., 10
1/2'x 12 1/4', 168 pgs., 50 b ill., 200 color.
Colossal Caterpillar: The Ultimate Earthmover
List Price: $24.95
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,
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 components.
Softbound, 8 1/4' x 10 5/8', 128 pages, 100 color ill.
Marion Mining and Dredging Machines Photo Archives
List Price: $29.95
Beginning in 1884 with a prototype steam shovel,
Marion went on to produce massive stripping shovels and walking
draglines used in surface mining, as well as conventional shovels and dredges.
View handpicked photographs from the Archives of the
Historical Construction Equipment Association augmented with
authoritative captions that highlight Marion's innovations through
the years. Includes a concise corporate history of the Marion Power
Paperback 10-1/4' x 8-1/2' , 128 pages , 114 b/w, 6 ill.
Marion Construction Equipment 1883-1975 Photo Archive
List Price: $29.95
It's famous for its walking draglines and stripping
shovels, but Marion Construction Equipment is also known for its line
of smaller shovels, cranes, draglines and other construction
implements, as well as railroad, logging, and larger mining machines.
The history of this maker of heavy-duty equipment - later known as
Marion Power Shovel - is told with carefully researched text and 130
archival photographs. Nearly every model built for construction, from
1883 to 1975, is represented. Sftbd., 10 1/4 x 8 1/2, 128 pgs., 130 b ill.