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The LeTourneau Archive by Philip G. Gowenlock

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THE LETOURNEAU ARCHIVE is a companion book to The LeTourneau Legend and is a pictorial reference guide to identify the machines designed and built by R.G. LeTourneau, Inc from 1920 to 1998. This complete photographic archive covers the early years from 1920 to 1953 (up until the sale of the company to WABCO in 1953) and continues the following years up until the sale of the company to Marathon in 1971 and beyond. It contains 280 full page photographs of LeTourneau equipment including earthmoving, land clearing, heavy transportation, materials handling and lifting equipment, mobile off-shore drilling platforms, and a number of futuristic designs that were on the drawing board in the late 1960s but not developed or built. It is widely accepted that R.G LeTourneau is considered the "Father" of modern day earthmoving practice and equipment. This book describes in photographic form, the machines LeTourneau designed and built. Some were one-off, experimental or prototype machines, while others were built in their thousands and became industry standard for earthmoving contractors all over the world, for decades. For quick reference and identification, author Philip G Gowenlock has provided model identification and general technical specifications for each machine featured. The LeTourneau Archive is a high quality hard bound book - a "Must Have" to complete your heavy equipment reference library.

Code No. 008531, 288 pages, ISBN 0958560803, $80.00

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