We’re big fans of Caterpillar machines. Take a look at five fun facts about the world’s leading equipment manufacturer.
1. Caterpillar equipment was used to construct famous landmarks like the Golden Gate Bridge and Hoover Dam.
2. Caterpillar once had a basketball team called the Peoria Cats. Members played in the 1952 Olympics and won a gold medal.
3. Caterpillar engines supplied power for the Apollo 11 mission to the moon in 1969.
4. It takes 25 gallons of Caterpillar Yellow paint to cover a 797 truck.
5. A Cat excavator transformed into an autobot in Transformers: The Last Knight.