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Yellow steel : the story of the earthmoving equipment industry

Author: William R Haycraft
Publisher: Urbana : University of Ill. Press, [2000] ©2000
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

Offering the history of the earthmoving equipment industry, this illustrated work examines the increase in the scope of mining and construction projects. Intended for both manufacturers and machines,  Read more...


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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William R Haycraft
ISBN: 0252024974 9780252024979
OCLC Number: 1013296232
Description: 465 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Creating the need --
2. The beginnings, 1831-1945 --
3. The postwar decade, 1946-55 --
4. The interstate decade, 1956-65 --
5. The industry matures, 1966-75 --
6. The pinnacle and the fall, 1976-85 --
7. Recovery and renewal, 1986-95 --
8. Perspectives --
Appendix: the industry and organized labor.
Responsibility: William R. Haycraft.


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"The best book yet on this important industry." -- Bruce E. Seely, Technology and Culture "Written in a straightforward style, this book is intended for engineers as well as for students of business Read more...

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