Monday, April 22, 2013

Electric Shovel Coal Strip Mining Southeastern Kansas linen postcard

Electric Shovel in action Coal Mining in SE Kansas linen postcard

An industrial monster in action as depicted on a linen postcard. Electric powered, the caption on the reverse records this shovel has a 33 cubic yard bucket that is able to uncover coal at a depth of 45 feet. It could complete a cycle performance in 50 seconds.

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