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 Lignite Coal Mines
 Saskatchewan
Canada
 
Utility Coals Ltd.

 
Utility Coals Ltd
Boundary Mine History
Page 2

Bucyrus-Erie 750B
Stripping Shovel

Bucyrus-Erie 750B shovel
 working at Utility Coal Mines Ltd, Aug. 1959
Mine Manager Homer Bish seen in front of his station wagon

  Operator was Clarence Crumley, article says they had 3 operators.

Views of the 750B from the cab,
 from the side of the pit, and in the motor room
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Specs:
20 Cu Yard bucket (9 x 9 x 7 ft)
Boom 95 ft long
All Electric
Total of 1,200 HP
Weight of machine= 1,195 Tons (1250 tons in one article)
1 ton=2240 lbs, so this machine weighed 2,676,800 lbs

in 1958 it was the largest shovel in the British Commonwealth

All pictures and info from  "The Mannix Story" Vol #7 Aug 1959, No 5

 

 

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