It's a long time gone now, but the name LeTourneau used to be everywhere in the earthmoving industry. Founder R.G. LeTourneau was an innovator in many ways, and his engineering work has influenced much of the equipment that we see on job sites today. In World War II, about 70 percent of the earthmoving equipment used by the Allies came from LeTourneau. This film, from around the mid-1940s, offers an overview of the LeTourneau offerings of the day.
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