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The 2020 HCEA Calendar is Available

Historical Construction Equipment Association’s 34th Annual convention and Old Equipment Exposition


In Construction? Visit the online store of the Historical Construction Equipment Association for gift ideas!

Know someone who enjoys construction and mining machinery

Visit the online store of the Historical Construction Equipment Association for gift ideas!

We carry a wide variety of books, DVDs, apparel, collectibles and more celebrating the rich history of these machines. Many of these items are unique to our store, and they all make wonderful gifts for people who are interested in the machinery that built so much of what we enjoy today.

Among our unique items is our 2019 wall calendar, with each month featuring a beautiful 8×10 black and white photograph of equipment from the early and mid 20th Century at work. it’s only $10, and ships postage paid within the USA. (Out of country customers, please reply to this e-mail with the quantity you would like to order and where you want them sent, and we will advise of the postage cost.)

We can also recommend a gift membership in our Association. It’s only $35 for one year, $65.95 for two or $99.95 for three in the USA and Canada, $55.00 US elsewhere, and members receive our quarterly magazine Equipment Echoes.

All of this is available by following the links, and you can order online or by calling us between 9:00 and 5:30 Eastern weekdays. All major credit cards accepted.

All profits from our sales go towards funding our mission to preserve for public education the history of the construction, surface mining, and dredging equipment industries.

Thanks in advance for shopping with us and supporting our work, and our very best wishes for the holiday season and the New Year.

The Historical Construction Equipment Association online auction

 

UnknownThe Historical Construction Equipment Association is proud to announce its biggest offering of this season to date, 29 items in its online auction of quality vintage sales literature:

American Hoist & Derrick general product line and 1000 series brochures.

Atlas Car & Manufacturing Company storage battery locomotive brochure, c. 1920s.
F. C. Austin Machinery Company No. 5 cable excavator brochure.
Austin Manufacturing Company Little Wonder trencher brochure.
Austin-Western hydraulic crane testimonial brochure, featuring articles about the use of the cranes at Glen Canyon Dam and by a number of industrial owners including Bechtel Corporation, Union Oil and Douglas Aircraft.
Two different Austin-Western motor grader brochures.
Bantam 350 series spec sheet.
Bucyrus-Erie 17-B spec sheet.
Bucyrus-Erie 25-B Series 3, 30-B Series 4, 38-B Series 2 and truck crane brochures.
Cat 941B and 977K crawler loader brochures.
Cat 112F and 120 motor grader brochures.
Two different Cat 824B and 834 wheel dozer/compactor brochures.
Two different Cat end dump brochures.
Euclid R20 and R35 end dump brochures, and R-18 and 64TD log hauler spec sheets.
Manitowoc 3000W, 3500 and 3900 brochures.
The current sale ends SUNDAY, JANUARY 3.

The offerings will be updated frequently. If you’re interested in brochures and catalogs documenting older construction machinery, please check out this sale.
Thanks to everyone who participated in the last sale! Our best wishes to you and yours for the New Year.

HCEA ANNOUNCES CONVENTION AND OLD EQUIPMENT EXHIBITION

The Historical Construction Equipment Association (HCEA), a 501(c)3 non-profit organization, is the only organization in the world dedicated to preserving and documenting for public education the history of the construction, dredging and surface mining equipment industries. For more information, visit our site at www.hcea.net or call 419-352-5616.

The Historical Construction Equipment Association (HCEA), a 501(c)3
non-profit organization, is the only organization in the world dedicated to
preserving and documenting for public education the history of the
construction, dredging and surface mining equipment industries. For more
information, visit our site at www.hcea.net or call 419-352-5616.

The Historical Construction Equipment Association (HCEA), a 501(c)3 non-profit organization dedicated to preserving the history of the construction, is hosting its 28th Annual International Convention and Old Equipment Exposition, to be held August 16-18, 2013, at the International Union of Operating Engineers’ Local 150 Apprenticeship and Skill Improvement Program Center, 19800 West Arsenal Road, east of Wilmington, Illinois. Wilmington is roughly 60 miles southwest of Chicago, and 20 miles south of Joliet.

The show features demonstrations and displays of horse-drawn, steam, gas and diesel-powered antique construction machinery, cable and hydraulic shovels and cranes, hit and miss engines, antique trucks and tractors, and more.

The Center is home to a pair of fully restored and operable Erie B steam excavators – a shovel and a crane. These will be the featured machines for the show..

The show is open to the general public. Anyone involved with the construction, mining and dredging equipment is especially encouraged to attend, so they can observe the ancestors of today’s machinery in action. The last HCEA show, which was held in September, 2009 at Bowling Green, Ohio, featured over 330 exhibits and drew some 5,000 attendees from around the world.

Show hours are Friday, 9:00 to dusk; Saturday, 9 to 5; Sunday, 9 to 3. Admission per person 12 or over is $8.00 daily, or $15.00 for a weekend pass. Free admission for Local 150 members and children under 12.

The HCEA was founded in 1986, and has over 4,300 members in twenty-five countries. In addition to its magazine and hosting an annual working exhibition of restored construction equipment, it operates the National Construction Equipment Museum and archives in Bowling Green, Ohio. Individual memberships are $30.00 within the USA and Canada, and $40.00 US elsewhere. Information is available at www.hcea.net, or by calling 419-352-5616 or e-mailing info@hcea.net.