Archive for Items Categorized 'Construction, Earthmoving and Heavy Equipment', only excerpts shown, click title for full entry.

The Earthmover Encyclopedia

by Keith Haddock

A Michelin tire for a Bugatti Veyron is around $10,000—a tire for a LeTourneau L-2350 front-loader will set you back six times as much. Big numbers are the grand theme in this colossal reference book.

The Allison Engine Catalog 1915–2007

by John Leonard

As the title suggests, Allison products are arranged chronologically in catalog style, with each product occupying one page. For readers who enjoy engineering excellence, this book is a must.

Bucyrus Heavy Equipment: Construction and Mining Machines 1880–2008

by Keith Haddock

Haddock, who 20 years ago co-founded the Historical Construction Equipment Association has written the definitive history of Bucyrus, an American company synonymous with moving earth.