This colossal reference book documents the timeless human urge to reshape the world. Here, in detailed pictures and authoritative text, are the machines that have moved the earth from the 1800s to today. The copiously illustrated encyclopedia catalogs nearly every piece of heavy equipment ever made, by model and manufacturer, from the largest dozers and diggers to smaller utility tractors and loaders. The Earthmover Encyclopedia remains the most comprehensive, exhaustive book on the world’s most hard-working vehicles and machines.
Keith Haddock, P.Eng., is one of the world's leading experts on earthmoving and surface mining equipment. His articles appear regularly in industrial and equipment magazines in Canada, the United States, and the United Kingdom. He often appears as a commentator on the History, Discovery, and Learning Channels. Of his six books published by MBI Publishing Company, Keith considers The Earthmover Encyclopedia his greatest writing achievement and the most comprehensive ever written on earthmoving equipment. He currently lives in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.
Deals on Wheels (NZ), September 2007
“This is by far the ultimate reference guide to the nature of the earth moving machinery.”