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The Captain was the Largest Single Mining Shovel Ever Made

raw steel and iron, the Marion 6360, appropriately known as The Captain was the single largest mining shovel ever made in the world And, it was the only Marion 6360 ever manufactured Built by the Marion Steam Shovel Company in 1965, the Captain was purchased by the Southwestern Illinois Coal Corporation for the purpose of removing over ....

Big Brutus, World s Largest Electric Shovel, Turned Into ,

Jan 29, 2017 0183 32 Big Brutus is the world s largest electric shovel, standing 16 stories in the fields of southeast Kansas The coal mine it helped dig has long been ,...

Surface Coal Mining Methods in Australia

Surface Coal Mining Methods in Australia 9 specially designed computer system provides precise control over the bucket, enabling the dragline to dig and dump anywhere under the boom Mining Technology Australia, 2011 This was developed in conjunction ,...

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Coal mining Facts for Kids

Coal mining is the process of extracting coal from the ground Coal is valued for its energy content, and, since the 1880s, has been widely used to generate electricity Steel and cement industries use coal as a fuel for extraction of iron from iron ore and for cement production...

Dedication ceremony slated for historic Markley shovel at ,

The Markley shovel is now located next to its successor, Big Brutus, an 11 million-pound electric shovel built in 1962 by Bucyrus-Erie for the Pittsburg Midway Coal Mining Co The shovels are ....

Bankrupt Peabody had world s largest shovel

Apr 14, 2016 0183 32 There was that giant shovel Then the coal company came with the world s largest shovel And they tortured the timber and stripped all the land Well, they dug for their coal ,...

Coal mining World Coal Association

Coal mining is only a temporary use of land, so it is vital that rehabilitation of land takes place once mining operations have stopped In best practice a detailed rehabilitation or reclamation plan is designed and approved for each coal mine, covering the period from the start of operations until well after mining ,...

275 Best Mining Shovels images in 2019 Heavy equipment ,

Jul 21, 2019- Explore jefflabre s board Mining Shovels on Pinterest See more ideas about Heavy equipment, Mining equipment and Shovel...

Pittsburg Scenes

The steam shovel has revolutionized coal mining in many parts of the country as well as in Pittsburg Since the coming of the first shovel to Pittsburg in 1911, ,...

The Story of Big Brutus Mining Shovel for P M Coal Company

The Story of Big Brutus Mining Shovel for P M Coal Company By The Working Man Big Brutus was the name given to the second largest mining shovel in the world by the supervisor of P M mining company which owned Big Brutus Big Brutus is an electrically driven shovel, not a dragline that is a Model 1850 B shovel built by...

Industrial History Mining Draglines and Cable Shovels

Jan 18, 2018 0183 32 In this photo from an advertisement in the Coal Age Magazine, the 3850-B at Sinclair Mine shortly after going to work The shovel began moving 115 yd bites at Peabody Coal s Sinclair Mine in late 1962 and was the largest in the world at the time The Mine was located east of Drakesboro, KY and fed coal to the Paradise Power Plant...

Big Brutus, Inc

Jun 15, 2019 0183 32 Once the world s second largest electric mining shovel Visitor center contains exhibits and photographs that explain the machine s history Includes calendar of events, admission fees, gift shop, camping, community links and contact information...

P H Electric Rope Shovels

The included Mine Air Systems MAS climate control system provides air conditioning, heating, air filtration, and pressurization for your electric mining shovel Featured benefits include Rugged design specifically engineered for surface mining applications Modular design for unmatched change-out speed and convenience...

Statistics of Big Brutus, West Mineral, Kansas

Big Brutus is a museum open year round Hours vary with the season Call 620 827-6177 for more information The Markley Shovel has been donated to Big Brutus This homemade machine was said to be one of the first mining shovels equipped with a round dipper stick, which allowed the bucket to swivel This was used as a prototype for Big Brutus...

History of Mining Equipment Practices

Power for shovel operation was supplied at 22,000 volts and stepped down to 2,200 volts In 1924 a Bucyrus 50-B revolving electric shovel mounted on caterpillar crawlers and equipped with a 190 -yard bucket was installed at the Wabigon mine and as Bucyrus 80-B revolving, electric, caterpillar-traction shovel at the Richmond mine, Palmer, Mich...

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