The Caterpillar Century (Paperback)

Eric C. Orlemann

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Now an industry giant and a legend around the world, Caterpillar first got it's name from Holt manufacturing Company's remarkable tractor creation of 1905. What followed was the Caterpillar century, an era of engineering revolutions and world-changing earthmovers. Eric Orlemann serves as tour guide through this time of mechanical know-how and muscle, offering us a rare close-up look at the technology of caterpillars most important equipment innovations, then and now. Packed with all-new photographs, archival images, and information on the latest in state-of-the-art equipment design, "Caterpillar Century" traces the evolution of this icon of industry from its emergence in 1905 to it's making of modern day equipment marvels and development of future design prototypes. This new edition is fully updated, and is sure to prove as popular as previous books on this fascinating subject.


Product Details

  • Product code: BJUNW
  • ISBN: 9780760329610
  • Publisher: Motorbooks International
  • Format: Paperback
  • Dimensions: 22.8cm x 19.6cm
  • Pages: 384
  • Publish date: Fri Aug 31 00:00:00 BST 2007
  • Book points: 18

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