Due to the COVID-19 Outbreak, the HCEA office and the National Construction Equipment Museum is closed to the public until further notice. We are taking phone calls between 9:00 and 4:30 Eastern, replying to e-mails, and receiving and processing mail, merchandise orders and information requests, but please be patient with delays.

At this time, we are still planning on holding our annual International Convention and Old Equipment Exposition August 28-30 near Concordia, Kansas. 

Updates will be posted here and to our social media pages. Thank you for your understanding, and be well. 

Using the Archives


The Archives’ collections are available for research on site weekday mornings by appointment. If a visit cannot be arranged, you can also research a portion of our collections online by clicking the Archives Catalog link. We also provide photocopying, scanning and research services for a fee. Click on Research Services to review our price list and research policies, and Contact Archivist Thomas Berry at tberry@hcea.net if we can assist you with your project.


In addition to the Archives, we also offer our Forums as a resource to help you obtain the information you need. 


Here are our rules and policies for in-house research and our price list for reference and research services.

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16623 Liberty Hi Road
Bowling Green, Ohio 43402
419-352-5616 - Fax 419-352-6086

Equipment, archives and museum inquiries tberry@hcea.net

All other inquiries info@hcea.net

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