Giant Earthmovers: An Illustrated History (Crestline)

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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.

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Keith Haddock, a professional engineer, has enjoyed a lifelong involvement with earthmoving and heavy equipment. Just over 20 years ago Haddock co-founded the Historical Construction Equipment Association (HCEA) that now boasts over 5,000 members. He has written several books on heavy equipment and has been featured in numerous TV documentaries including Modern Marvels, Monster Machines and Mega Excavators. He currently specializes in providing information, research, and freelance writing for earthmoving and surface mining publications.

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