The Dirt Magazine

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  • A Tough Breed
  • Upcycling
  • Streetwise
  • Take Flight


* Fall 2017 Cover photo courtesy of NASA's Goddard MODIS Rapid Response Team

A Tough Breed

A set of specific challenges arise when working underground. An unflinching workforce with a fleet of Deere equipment make it possible to master them.


A team of John Deere excavators and loaders helps turn Texas trash into treasure.


Meet our latest contender: the 345G LC Reduced-Tail-Swing Excavator can work its way out of the tightest of corners.

Take Flight

Life moves fast on the tarmac, and a 710L Backhoe reaches new heights with the constant variety of tasks that are thrown its way.