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Colossal Earthmovers (Enthusiast Color) Paperback


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Product Details

  • Series: Enthusiast Color
  • Paperback: 96 pages
  • Publisher: MBI (September 18, 2000)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0760307717
  • ISBN-13: 978-0760307717
  • Product Dimensions: 9 x 8.3 x 0.3 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 12.6 ounces
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #1,013,803 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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About the Author

Keith Haddock, a professional engineer, has enjoyed a lifelong involvement with earthmoving and heavy equipment. Just over 20 years ago Haddock co-founded the Historical Construction Equipment Association (HCEA) that now boasts over 5,000 members. He has written several books on heavy equipment and has been featured in numerous TV documentaries including Modern Marvels, Monster Machines and Mega Excavators. He currently specializes in providing information, research, and freelance writing for earthmoving and surface mining publications.

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7 of 7 people found the following review helpful By Jeff Solley on January 6, 2001
Format: Paperback
To any one who loves the big machines this book is a must have.
Keith Hoddock has got to be one of the premier authors on this subject. Keith has 10 chapters of some of the best writing on earthmovers that you can find. There are numerous pictures from B&W to color, that show all the different types of machines being discussed.
This book is also loaded with facts and figures about different machines and manufacturers that make it a very good reference guide.
This book will make a fine addition to any earthmoving library.
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6 of 6 people found the following review helpful By Kurt D. Fenstermacher on January 22, 2002
Format: Paperback
I bought this book because my two-year old son loves trucks, but I was going crazy reading the same kid's books over and over. What's more, spending so much time reading and talking about trucks made me curious too. I bought Colossal Earthmovers so that my son and I could share a book we'd both enjoy, and it's been great. He loves the pictures (which usually include a person in them, giving a good sense of scale). We just had a few parents and toddlers over this week, and the book was the center of attention.
If you're looking for a book that kids and adults will enjoy, this is a great choice.
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