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History in Pictures: 'Building America in the 20th Century'

Tue July 24, 2018 - National Edition
Rockbusters


This P & H truck crane is used on a White House renovation project in Washington, D.C., in the 1950s.
(Northeast Rockbusters photo)
This P & H truck crane is used on a White House renovation project in Washington, D.C., in the 1950s. (Northeast Rockbusters photo)
This P & H truck crane is used on a White House renovation project in Washington, D.C., in the 1950s.
(Northeast Rockbusters photo) Fiore Lepore of Rhode Island moves a Lorain 55 shovel on a lowbed trailer pulled by Mack AC tractor in the 1930s.
(Northeast Rockbusters photo) A Bucyrus Erie model B-2 steam shovel prepares to load up a Sterling dump truck on Boston’s Dorchester Rapid Transit line in 1929.
(Northeast Rockbusters photo) E.B. McGurk Inc. of Hartford, Conn., does grading work in front of a new building using an Austin Western grader.
(Northeast Rockbusters photo) A Bucyrus 22-B shovel excavates for Building 74, Watertown Arsenal, Watertown, Mass., in 1941.
(Northeast Rockbusters photo) Berke Moore Co. of Boston uses Manitowoc shovel to load a fleet of Ford dump trucks while building the Northeast Expressway in Chelsea, Mass., in the 1950s.
(Northeast Rockbusters photo) A Caterpillar 977H traxcavator removes part of bridge abutment in Washington, D.C., in July 1964.
(Northeast Rockbusters photo) This Caterpillar D-6 bulldozer is used to widen a river bed in upstate New York in 1961.
(Northeast Rockbusters photo) Two P & H draglines work near Key West, Fla., in 1960.
(Northeast Rockbusters photo) J.F. White uses a Gradall G-1000 to excavate for the Summer Street Bridge in Boston, Mass., in the 1960s.
(Northeast Rockbusters photo) The crew from James J. Devine Inc. relies on this Gradall 2460 for grading a building slab at Hanscom Air Force Base, Bedford, Mass., during the 1960s.
(Northeast Rockbusters photo)

Here are some historical construction photos that Northeast Rockbusters recently sent to CEG of construction across the United States. We hope you enjoy these blasts from the past.