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Mining Machines

Our Legacy

Enjoy the ingenious machines from our rich heritage, and more importantly, the people who founded and built the company one breakthrough at a time. Beginning with Benjamin Holt and C. L. Best, the people of Caterpillar have always been – and continue to be – extraordinary.

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Our History

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Over the last century we’ve grown with our customers. We’ve changed together as the world has changed: creating, building, problem solving, innovating, testing, servicing and improving. When customers choose our products, services and solutions today, they also gain nearly 100 years of experience and expertise. 

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Best 75 and Mountains

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A Glimpse into Our Corporate Archives

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Our Corporate Archives team has the important role of telling, preserving and showcasing Caterpillar’s history and the role our equipment, customers and people have played in projects around the world.  

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Caterpillar Archives

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Featured from our Heritage Collection

Each week we open our vault to share stories of our people and products over the last 95+ years. Check out our most recent features here, or view the collection.

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CASTLES AND KINGDOMS

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1985 - Our dealer network has spanned the globe providing parts to our customers since 1925.  

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Our dealer network has spanned the globe providing parts to our customers since 1925.

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PARTS DISTRIBUTION

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1967 - Caterpillar has been shipping Cat® quality parts from our Morton Global Parts Distribution Center since 1956. 

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Caterpillar Morton, Illinois, USA, Plant, 1956-1976.

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SERVICE TRUCKS 

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1929 – Our dealers have used trucks to provide superior customer service going all the way back to our beginning. 

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Caterpillar Showroom, East Peoria Plant, ca. 1930.

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ACMOC 

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Visit the Antique Caterpillar Machinery Owners Club website to learn more about the organization, connect with other members, and find out more about upcoming events and meetings.

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