Remove Superstructure

I was going to say “Remove Hood” .. but there is the front griller and other bits and pieces so I suppose calling all that a Superstructure is more apt. This exposes the radiator and engine, frame and other bits and pieces.

Superstructure Removed

Ok. With all of that done we have something that looks much like the Caterpillar 45 Tractor. I’m calling this the Mimesis 40.


representation or imitation of the real world in art and literature.
“Barth has always detached his use of plot from mimesis”
another term for mimicry.

Frame and Engine

I brought the Caterpillar 45 Tractor Lubrication Chart into Sketchup. From that I could extrude shapes for the engine, flywheel and frame