Earthmoving and construction equipment allowed men to build our present world. The strength and imagination of people who created and used these machines was extraordinary and magnificent, however this history remains almost unknown. This highly detailed book intends to describe the most obscure part of this history, for both enthusiastic and still uninitiated reader.
Here is an exciting collection of images from the archive of Erie Steam Shovel Company. Every Erie model is pictured, including the A, B, B2, and Gas+Air, at all types of work: shovel, clam, dragline, crane, and backhoe. These detailed factory images will be valued by the enthusiast, collector, restorer, and modeler.
A magnificent collection of rare black & white photographs specially selected from public and private archives promote the unique characteristics of these popular tractors. Filled with informative captions providing histories of featured models. Includes a narrative of feature improvements by serial number for the “J” model through “U” model D-2. Featured are the wide and narrow gauge “J” model R-2 tractors and both the “J” and “U” series D-2 tractors.
This is the first photographic history of the smallest of the Caterpillar line. These tractors were born and raised in the years of research and development. They were sold through the controversial color change of 1931 and today they are some of the most highly sought after Caterpillar tractors. Start with the 4,500-lb model Ten, the smallest track-type tractor ever produced by the company. Follow its changes to the transformation into the 7c Series Fifteen in 1932 and the 1D High Clearance Series Fifteen.
This manual provides the busy contractor or engineer with every heavy construction reference needed, equipment descriptions and uses, definitions, productivity tables, illustrations, and procedural models. The information you need to understand & make informed decisions on heavy construction methods, equipment & operations.
The illustrated analysis of all the wheeled loaders, from the hydraulic system and elements of the direction, to the chassis and the different kind of shovels with its various sizes and driving gears. The industrial use and much more… In appendix you will find the precious technical datas.
This book describes 80 hydraulic excavators, many of them the largest working in the UK. Many are photographed in backhoe and faceshovel configuration. The book provides an insight into the world of opencast mining, quarrying and earthmoving. The in depth text makes this a great reference for anyone interested in hydraulic excavators.
Thanks to many years of research here is the illustrated chronicle of the legendary marque Gottwald, with its slewing, travelling, or crawler cranes, diggers and escavators… The history and the development of the marque, but also the analysis of the different machinery models.
This second volume completes the “Band 1”, with other details about the history and the development of the marque, but also the analysis of the different machinery models: slewing, travelling, crawler cranes that can raise up to 1 ton, firefighting machinery and special apparatus. A lot of images and some drawings show the models and the project of some of them.
This lavishly designed history tells the story of American brewing through wars, tax hikes, Prohibition, consolidation, depression, recession, and the microbrewery boom that revived the industry beginning in the late 1980s. Archival and modern imagery and photographs depict buildings inside and out, workers, the production process, and equipment. In addition, sidebars feature memorabilia, home brewing, and famous recipes from the pilgrims to present.
A beautiful selection of the best of British traction engine, rollers, steam wagons and more photographed at work and at rest all over the United Kingdom. All the major manufacturers with famous names like Fowler, Burrell and Aveling & Porter are represented, along with many rare makes.
The 10th Annual Ridgeway Run organisers had a simple brief - create a run through the most interesting parts of Oxfordshire and Berkshire, which is easy for the driver and enjoyable for all the family. The result was a resounding success. Over 100 of the finest commercial vehicles turned out for a truly memorable days run. If you enjoy commercial vehicle runs then this DVD is for you.
A beautiful selection of the best trucks produced in the Sixties in the DDR. An illustrated volume enriched with stunning and detailed photographs of the models Tempo Matador 1400, Faun L 8/56, Hanomag L 28, Krupp Tiger, Man 735 L1, Mercedes-Benz L 312, Opel Blitz, Magirus Sirius, Henschel HS 12 HL, Büssing BS 16 L, Kaelble K 632 Zb…e altri ancora.
Marking the 50th anniversary of an icon of American industry, this book celebrates a half-century of Bobcat with brilliant images of these quintessentially American machines at work, including historical photographs and diagrams, alongside the full story of the only compact machines that have ever mattered. Often imitated but never equaled, the Bobcat skid-steer loader was born when some hardy souls in the Northern Plains needed a new way to get work done.??The pictures in these pages show how the Bobcat loader has been moving American industry ever since, joined over the years by Bobcat excavators and trenchers, utility trucks and more. Bobcat Fifty Years chronicles the changes and innovations that have kept the company at the forefront of the nations compact machinery makers--from the invention of the Bob-Tach quick-change attachment system to the introduction of the Big Bob, the Mini-Bob, and the M-700, the first hydrostatic loader of its size.?
The four-axis ONE TGA with 660 HP in detail. A lot of beautiful pictures of unbelievable employments and the description of the technology. A list of all the series H 95 is included. For all the heavy transports fans and the model construction amateurs.
Pictorial, historical and technical portrait of the tractors and logging trucks of the following makes: Skogsjan, Eco Log, Log Max, Menzi Muck, Kotschenreuther, Welte, Logset, FMG, Timberjack, Valtra, Claas, Hitachi etc.
The biography of Emil Bšlling and his enterprise from 1926 up to 80s with the characteristic red-yellow vehicles. More than 50 years of production and the complete vehicle park in detail: BŸssing, Henschel, Mercedes, Krupp, Magirus, Saurer, ONE or Volvo, but also crawlers, excavators, loaders, rollers and many othersÉ