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MINING PROGRESS WESTFALIA LUNEN SAY YES TO COAL
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Westfalia-Lunen is a German-based hard coal mining equipment manufacturing company. The products are marketed by Mining Progress Inc. Westfalia-Lunen is the predecessor of Caterpillar which is an American heavy equipment manufacturing company. In 1993, Westfalia-Lunen introduced the first and only mine-worthy plow control system. Westfalia-Lunen and Mining Progress Inc. distributed wearable memorabilia, such as stickers and pinback buttons, in the 1970s supporting coal mining efforts.

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Caterpillar Inc. (n.d.). The Story of the Caterpillar Name. Retrieved July 11, 2020, from https://www.caterpillar.com/en/company/history/archive/caterpillar-name....

Paschedag, U. (2014). Plow Technology — History and the State of the Industry [PDF]. Caterpillar Inc.

Redscoalminingstickers. (n.d.). Nice set of 11 Australia Westfalia-Lunen coal mining stickers # 410. Retrieved July 11, 2020, from https://www.ebay.com/itm/NICE-SET-OF-11-AUSTRALIA-WESTFALIA-LUNEN-COAL-M...

Star Chaser's Realm. (2020, May 21). Vintage 1970s Mining Progress Westfalia Lunen Coal Miner Sticker Mining Hard Hat. Retrieved July 11, 2020, from https://www.ebay.com/itm/Vintage-1970s-Mining-Progress-Westfalia-Lunen-C...

Trackemas, J. D. (2013). Factors considered for increasing longwall panel width [Dissertation]. Graduate Theses, Dissertations, and Problem Reports. 175. https://researchrepository.wvu.edu/etd/175

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