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  "Caterpillar Factories Tour" Peoria, Illinois

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Tour Scheduling: January - February - March (when the farmers aren't too busy)
     On our first tour day we visit the Mapleton gray iron foundry, the Mossville Engine Assembly plant, have lunch at the Caterpillar Administration Building in downtown Peoria and watch a general line machinery demonstration at the Edwards Training Center. In the evening our group will enjoy a delightful dinner and comedy at the Barn II Dinner Theater.
     The second day at Caterpillar we tour the track-type tractor plant and watch the craftsman assemble and test the dozers. After a stop in downtown Peoria at the Caterpillar Merchandise Center we depart for home.