A collection of 3 vintage catalogs on one gift quality CD.
Includes the 24 page Erie Steam Shovel Catalog of 1924. Loaded with info and lots of photos of these wonderful pieces of vintage machinery in action! Print out a hard copy of this catalog right from your computer to enjoy at your leisure for only a fraction of the cost of the original.
Also includes the 66 page Bucyrus-Erie Shovel Catalog of 1929 is loaded with information and beautiful graphics of all the latest shovels and cranes. Lots of very detailed photos on every page, show all aspects of shovels in evryday use.
Plus a 1957 - six page brochure showing the companies later models.
B-E was an early producer of steam shovels. Its products now include large electric rope shovels, walking draglines, and rotary blasthole drills for the surface mining industry. Formerly Bucyrus-Erie (from their 1927 merger with the Erie Steam Shovel Company, then the country's leading manufacturer of small excavators). In 1930 Bucyrus joined up with the English firm of Ruston & Hornsby Ltd of LINCOLN, England to form the firm of Ruston-Bucyrus Ltd in England. Ruston & Hornsby Ltd were the pre-eminent manufactures of Steam excavators at the time, having started in 1874.