Her father worked for caterpillar and was a member of the United Auto Workers.
His workers are gathered around him, waiting for a rented caterpillar to arrive to even try to find the opening.
May I recommend the one featuring a picture of the dome from The Dome of the Rock being demolished by a caterpillar bulldozer?
You could substitute dozens of companies with the same story, from Amazon to Google to caterpillar.
Nearby, a yellow caterpillar excavator sits idle next to an opening that once led into a cross-border tunnel.
The caterpillar is green, with white lines and stripes; head, shining green.
The caterpillar is very destructive to hops, by devouring the roots.
The caterpillar had cast off its chrysalis, and the incomparable butterfly appeared.
The caterpillar seems to have suggested in turn a cat and a dog.
Not far off was the caterpillar, less cool than usual, so John remarked.
mid-15c., catyrpel, probably altered (by association with Middle English piller "plunderer;" see pillage) from Old North French caterpilose "caterpillar" (Old French chatepelose), literally "shaggy cat" (probably in reference to the "wooly-bear" variety), from Late Latin catta pilosa, from catta "cat" (see cat (n.)) + pilosus "hairy, shaggy, covered with hair," from pilus "hair" (see pile (n.3)). Cf. also French chenille "caterpillar," literally "little dog." A Swiss German name for it is teufelskatz "devil's cat." "The caterpillar has in many idioms received the name of other animals" [Kitchin, who cites also Milanese cagnon "little dog," Italian dialectal gattola "little cat," Kentish hop-dog, hop-cat, Portuguese lagarta "lizard." Cf. also American English wooly-bear for the hairy variety. An Old English name for it was cawelworm "cole-worm." Caterpillar tractor is from 1908.
The wormlike larva of a butterfly or moth. Caterpillars have thirteen body segments, with three pairs of stubby legs on the thorax and several on the abdomen, six eyes on each side of the head, and short antennae. Caterpillars feed mostly on foliage and are usually brightly colored. Many have poisonous spines.