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Excavating and Loading Equipment

This gallery of equipment images is designed to help you identify common types of mass excavating and loading equipment used in construction and mining, both past and present.

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Crawler loader: 1957 Cat 977D. The all-hydraulic crawler loader attachment was perfected in 1946, and in 1954 Cat’s No. 6 Shovel was the first machine built from the ground up as a crawler loader.
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