This photographic essay spans Caterpillar's equipment line from 1925 to present, with emphasis on the state of the art, then and now.
The story begins with the Holt Manufacturing Company and Best Manufacturing, two companies that would come together to form the Caterpillar Tractor Company. The firm would eventually become the largest manufacturer of heavy equipment the world has ever known.
Featured equipment includes:
- Track-type tractors (including rear and bottom dumps)
- Off-highway haulers (including Challengers and track loaders)
- Wheel loaders and dozers (including compactors, backhoes, and skid-steers)
- Scrapers (both pulled and powered)
- Hydraulic excavators
- Motor graders
192 Pages, colour photos