The development of roads and highways was critical to early economic and social development of Ontario. This book traces the history of roads and the road-building industry in Ontario from the eighteenth century to today, and documents how roads and bridges have developed, introducing the contractors and companies that have built them.One of Allan G. Cook Ltda#39;s old CAT D8 tractors with LeTourneau attachments has been restored and is on display at the Simcoe historical equipment ... LaPlant- Choate was one of the first companies to develop a dozer blade for front mounting on a tractor. ... A manually-operated hydraulic lifting device followed two years later; then in 1928 a hydraulic pump powered by the tractors was introduced.
|Title||:||Keeping Ontario Moving|
|Publisher||:||Dundurn - 2015-05-09|