Toy Trucker & Contractor paired up with First Gear for the 1998 National Toy Trucker ’N Construction Show to produce 3,702 models in 1/34 scale of this Mack Manitou Concrete Truck.
Founded in 1920 by John H. Odenbach, Dolomite has grown through expansion and acquisition into one of the largest materials suppliers in upstate New York. The Dolomite Group, as it is now called has its corporate offices in Rochester, N.Y. The corporation consists of six separate but cooperative divisions. They are: DOlomite Products Co., Inc., suppliers of crushed stone; Rochester Asphalt Materials, Incl, suppliers of hot mix asphalt; Manitou Construction Co., Inc, suppliers of central mix concrete; Iroquois Rock Products, Inc., suppliers of crushed stone and hot mix asphalt; Keystone Builders Supply Col, Inc., suppliers of materials, products and equipment for the contracting industry; and The Shadows, a beautiful golf and sports club consisting of three gold courses and two fine restaurants.
According to the company’s promotional brochere, they have been “instrumental in shaping Rochester’s skyline.” They have provided materials for the Xerox Tower, Marine Midland, The Lincoln Tower, First Federal Plaza and Kodak to name a few.
Manitou Construction Co., Inc., the concrete division of Dolomite has plants which are designed to produce high volume and consistent quality central mix concrete to satify the exacting needs of their commercial and civil construction customers. Manitou is a nationally recognized leader in computer systems technology for batching control, deispatching and job tracking. All Manitou systems are fully integrated to provide a high degree of control and their fleet modernization program provides optimal availability of delivery equipment.
by Cathy Scheibe