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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.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780760329610
ISBN-10: 0760329613
Format: Paperback
(228mm x 196mm x 26mm)
Pages: 384
Imprint: Motorbooks International
Publisher: Motorbooks International
Publish Date: 31-Aug-2007
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Eric C. Orlemann

Eric C. Orlemann has worked as a professional photographer and communications specialist in the industrial advertising field for over 27 years. As the proprietor of ECO Industrial Communications, he counts many of the large earthmoving equipment manufacturers in the industry as his clients. Over the years, Orlemann has amassed one of the world s most significant private earthmoving photographic collections. In addition to authoring or co-authoring thirteen books concerning earthmoving equipment manufacturers, and various other ultra-large earthmovers, Orlemann has contributed numerous articles to the Equipment Echoes, the Historical Construction Equipment Association s official newsmagazine. Orlemann has also acted as a technical consultant concerning heavy equipment for various popular cable television networks including The History Channel, The Learning Channel (TLC), and The Discovery Channel."

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