machine with rock pile

                      Our Legacy

                      Enjoy the ingenious machines from our rich heritage, and more importantly, the people who founded and built the company one breakthrough at a time. Beginning with Benjamin Holt and C. L. Best, the people of Caterpillar have always been – and continue to be – extraordinary.

                      Our History

                      Over the last century we’ve grown with our customers. We’ve changed together as the world has changed: creating, building, problem solving, innovating, testing, servicing and improving. When customers choose our products, services and solutions today, they also gain nearly 100 years of experience and expertise.?

                      Explore our History
                      Best 75 and Mountains Best 75 and Mountains

                      A Glimpse into Our Corporate Archives

                      Our Corporate Archives team has the important role of telling, preserving and showcasing Caterpillar’s history and the role our equipment, customers and people have played in projects around the world.??

                      Learn More
                      Caterpillar Archives Caterpillar Archives

                      Featured from our Heritage Collection

                      Each week we open our vault to share stories of our people and products over the last 95+ years. Check out our most recent features here, or view the collection.

                      Learn More


                      ENGINE PARTS ENGINE PARTS

                      ENGINE PARTS

                      1929 – Cylinder head for a Caterpillar Sixty track-type tractor engine. The Sixty was first introduced in 1919.

                      See Full Size Image

                      CLEAN DIRT CLEAN DIRT

                      CLEAN DIRT

                      c. 1955 - Caterpillar commemorative bar soap featuring the phrase, "Move Your Dirt with Caterpillar Products."

                      See Full Size Image

                      Caterpillar Times cover, 1918. Caterpillar Times cover, 1918.

                      1918 FLU PANDEMIC

                      2020 – Learn about Caterpillar history and the impact of the 1918 Flu Pandemic.

                      Full Story



                      Celebrating 95 Years

                      Together, we’ve built a rich history over the past 95 years. Take a few minutes to celebrate the amazing people who built this company one breakthrough at a time and the incredible customers who have changed the world with our products and solutions.

                      Learn More
                      Caterpillar Diesel Sixty Tractor Caterpillar Diesel Sixty Tractor


                      Visit the Antique Caterpillar Machinery Owners Club website to learn more about the organization, connect with other members, and find out more about upcoming events and meetings.

                      VISIT ACMOC.ORG
                      ACMCO ACMCO