Bucyrus Drills, Drilling the Earth for 75 years by David M. Lang P.E.

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This book recounts the history of drilling, early manufacturers of drilling equipment, the emergence of drilling methods, rigs, drill bits, and the role of Bucyrus in furthering the science and art of water well and blast hole drilling.  While tracing the rich heritage of over 75 years of Bucyrus drill production terminology, explosives, hole size, and machinery design features are addressed.  The production and use of over 11.600 churn drills, 42 jet piercer drills, and over 1,376 rotary blast hole drills are portrayed in vivid photography from the Bucyrus archives.  Softcover, 126 pages, black & white and some color photos.