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The ACMOC office is closed on Mondays. Our regular office hours are Tuesday through Friday, 9:00 am - 3:00 pm Central Standard or Daylight Time. If you get voicemail during regular business hours, please leave a message and we will get back to you as soon as possible; we may be on the phone with another member or temporarily away from our desks. As always, feel free to contact us at cat@acmoc.org with any questions. Thanks!

 

When there is a Monday holiday, the ACMOC office will be closed on Tuesday for the staff to observe the holiday.

Caterpillar Inc. Archives Link

Our friend Lee Fosburgh, the Caterpillar archivist, has forwarded a nifty little peek into the archives at Mossville. It is on Facebook, so I apologize for those of you who do not have a FB account. (We will be touring this facility at the ACMOCtoberfest in October.)
Click here to visit the archives

Caterpillar Generations Website

Check out the new Caterpillar Generations website where there is information about ACMOC members. You too can share your story with Caterpillar and possibly be included in this site.  http://www.caterpillar.com/generations


"ACMOC was established to assist and educate its members, and the general public, to appreciate the historic role of CaterpillarĀ® machinery in shaping the world. We promote the collection, preservation, restoration, display and study of products and memorabilia of Caterpillar and its related predecessors. 
-Adopted March 2007
Welcome!

The Antique Caterpillar Machinery Owners Club (ACMOC) was founded in 1991 by a small group of enthusiasts who all shared a similar passion, the legacy of antique Caterpillar machinery. At the time, they had no idea that their club would one day grow to have thousands of members all around the world.

Now based in Peoria, Illinois, ACMOC's mission is to assist and educate its members, and the general public, to appreciate the historic role of Caterpillar machinery in shaping the world. ACMOC promotes the collection, preservation, restoration, display, and study of products and memorabilia of Caterpillar and its related predecessors.

Whether you own antique Caterpillar machinery, or simply have an interest in the history behind it, ACMOC offers something for everyone. Through our full-color magazine, shows, local chapters, and bulletin board, members enjoy the camaraderie of shared interests.

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Scholarship Applications Now Being Accepted By ACMOC

Apply Now! 
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Click on the image above to learn more and apply for a scholarship.

(Peoria, IL) The Antique Caterpillar Machinery Owners Club (ACMOC), a licensee of Caterpillar Inc., is currently accepting applications for four scholarship funds - the Antique Caterpillar Machinery Owners Club Scholarship, the Alan Smith Memorial Scholarship, the Allison Bloom Memorial Scholarship and the George Howard Memorial Scholarship; all to be awarded in Summer 2017. Application submissions must be postmarked by May 1, 2017.

The ACMOC scholarship fund will award up to $2,500 to an individual(s) focusing their collegiate studies on agriculture, engineering, or other related heavy equipment related industries. "One of the goals of ACMOC is to bring awareness of the historic role of Caterpillar in shaping the world," said Dave Wintermute, former ACMOC President. "We have created this fund to honor our members and their families for their dedication to this goal and as a way to promote and encourage interest in this Industry through education" he added.

The Alan Smith Memorial Scholarship was created by T. Bondurant French to honor his long-time friend and fellow ACMOC Member Alan Smith. "Al did a lot for me and had a real spirit for teaching. This scholarship is in memory of that," said Mr. French. This scholarship will award $2,000 to an applicant interested in construction engineering, construction management or heavy equipment studies.

All applicants must be aged 25 years or under and be an ACMOC member, or the child of an ACMOC member in good standing. In addition, applicants must be enrolled at a 2-year or 4-year accredited college or university and maintain a 2.5 or above cumulative grade point average. A complete listing of criteria, guidelines and applications are available at www.acmoc.org or by contacting the ACMOC office at (309) 691-5002 or scholarship@acmoc.org.

ACMOC seeks to assist and educate its members and the general public to appreciate the historic role of Caterpillar machinery in shaping the world. This is done by the promoting the collection, preservation, restoration, display and study of products and memorabilia of Caterpillar and its related predecessors. More information on ACMOC and the scholarship funds, including an application, can be found at www.acmoc.org.

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