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#2520 Making Tracks: C.L. Best and the Caterpillar Tractor Company, by Ed and Sue Claessen

#2520  Making Tracks: C.L. Best and the Caterpillar Tractor Co.
#2520 Making Tracks: C.L. Best and the Caterpillar Tractor Co.
Item# 2520
$34.95

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Making Tracks: C.L. Best and the Caterpillar Tractor Company, by Ed and Sue Claessen

The history of C. L. Best Gas Traction Company, its influence on Caterpillar, and the personal history of Clarence Leo Best are told in this beautiful book. Source documents are quoted extensively, and illustrations include photographs, patent drawings, sketches, and reproduced documents. Appendices document evolution of the Best Sixty and Thirty to the D8 and D6 respectively, a Best timeline, a reproduction of Bestís Catalog F from 1914, and more. 178 pages, hardbound. Price: $34.95