Heavy Equipment: Giant Machines that Crush, Dig, Dredge, Drill, Excavate, Grade, Haul, Pave, Pulverize, Pump, Push, Pull, Roll, Stack, Thresh, and Transport Big Things

Heavy Equipment: Giant Machines that Crush, Dig, Dredge, Drill, Excavate, Grade, Haul, Pave, Pulverize, Pump, Push, Pull, Roll, Stack, Thresh, and Transport Big Things

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by Erik A. Bruun, Buzzy Keith
     
 

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A super-colossal book for grown-ups, this awe-inspiring album is packed with full-color close-ups of massive dump trucks, huge bulldozers, immense tree shredders, and dozens of other super-large machines used in mining, construction, tunnels, drilling, farming, forestry, and recycling. Descriptions of how they work and what they do bring readers right to the

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A super-colossal book for grown-ups, this awe-inspiring album is packed with full-color close-ups of massive dump trucks, huge bulldozers, immense tree shredders, and dozens of other super-large machines used in mining, construction, tunnels, drilling, farming, forestry, and recycling. Descriptions of how they work and what they do bring readers right to the construction site.

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Lisa Schwarzbaum
. . . the perfect antidote to our modern obsession with pocket-size electronic fripperies. . . .How do mobile cranes compare with freestanding tower cranes? Bruun and Keith are glad you asked.
Entertainment Weekly

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781884822728
Publisher:
Black Dog & Leventhal Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
01/02/1998
Pages:
127
Product dimensions:
13.78(w) x 13.90(h) x 0.72(d)
Age Range:
15 - 17 Years

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