Engineering feat dating from 1959

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Thousands of people visited the exhibition each year. 1880 - The innovations and inventions in these patent ledgers date back to the days of Holt and Best.

Many of these innovations led to the company’s success through difficult times such as the Great Depression.

Full Story 2018 - For over 25 years, the Antique Caterpillar Machinery Owners Club has been devoted to promoting the collection, preservation, restoration, display and study of antique Caterpillar machines.

Full Story 1918 – Remembering the 100 year end of the first World War and celebrating peace.

Holt called their machines "Caterpillars" but the C. One side of the handle says: "Caterpillar Gas Tractors Combined Harvesters." The other side says: "Compliments of The Holt Manufacturing Co.

Spokane, Wash." See Full Size Image 1915 - The Caterpillar Band formed at the Stockton, CA plant of The Holt Manufacturing Company.

Here the band poses at a train station on their way to the World's Fair (Panama-Pacific Exhibition) in San Francisco.

See Full Size Image 1928 - Caterpillar Sixty towing "Southern Cross" across airport at Oakland just before its hop for Australia. See Full Size Image Benjamin Holt was an interesting character who was fascinated by the innovative machines of his day. He will always be remembered as Caterpillar’s third Chairman and President, but what made him tick?

This postcard depicts the Caterpillar Showroom in the street-front portion of Building HH in East Peoria.What many people don’t know, however, is that Cat Generator Sets also have a long history providing dependable power at sporting events. Caterpillar machines successfully supported the Allied Powers during World War I.View this rare, silent film that shows Murray Baker of the Holt Manufacturing Company, U. General John Pershing, and others inspecting tractors in East Peoria. 111 is an amazing steam-powered, full size replica of the first Caterpillar track-type tractor ever sold.IRRI is dedicated to abolishing poverty and hunger among people and populations that depend on rice-based agri-food systems.Through our work and partnerships, we aim to improve the health and welfare of rice farmers and consumers; promote environmental sustainability in a world challenged by climate change; and support the empowerment of women and the youth in the rice industry.

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