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Big Brutus Electric Coal Mining Shovel. The Big Brutus Electric Mining Shovel is located in West Mineral, Kansas. Big Brutus is an Bucyrus Erie model B and Brutus the Grizzly Bear. Bozeman, Montana / USA

The historic coal mining shovel that was hidden under bramble for more than 70 years has gone on display in southeast Kansas alongside its more well-known successor, an 11 million pound orange.

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Bucyrus

The Stripping shovel Big Brutus, a -B, was built in , with a 90-yard bucket. It is in West Mineral, Kansas, as the centerpiece of a museum. The Bucyrus-Erie 50-R, 55 feet high and housing a massive drill, was responsible for the successful rescue of two miners during the ….

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Big Brutus

Brutus isn't exactly "little" and I learned tons (pun intended) about the history of Southeast Kansas and its mining heritage. Brutus is a restored steam shovel from the era when strip mining was prevalent.

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Big Brutus

 · Big Brutus wasn't always the biggest shovel—its mightier "sister" Big Bertha was dismantled, and the largest electric shovel on earth, the 22 million pound "Captain", was scrapped in.

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The Story of Big Brutus: Mining Shovel for P&M Coal …

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 B shovel built by. ….

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The Story of Big Brutus: Mining Shovel for P&M Coal …

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 B shovel built by. Bucyrus Erie ….

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Big Brutus far moreimpressive than we imagined

 · More information on Big Brutus is available at or by calling 620-827-. And, as a bonus for train lovers -- whether 3 or 63, and our grandson is a young train enthusiast -- a railroad museum is just a few miles away in Scammon, Kan., with a steam locomotive, a passenger train and numerous engines, as well as depot buildings.

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World's largest electric shovel, Big Brutus, added to …

 · Technically a Bucyrus-Erie Model B electric dragline shovel, Big Brutus was built in (at a cost of $6.5 million, or about $51.6 million in today's dollars) for the Pittsburg & Midway Coal Mining Company's strip-mining operation in West Mineral, Kansas. What it lacked in speed

A steam shovel is a large steam-powered excavating machine designed for lifting and moving material such as rock and soil. It is the earliest type of power shovel or excavator . Steam shovels played a major role in public works in the 19th and early 20th century, being key ….

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627 Brutus Photos

Big Brutus Electric Coal Mining Shovel. The Big Brutus Electric Mining Shovel is located in West Mineral, Kansas. Big Brutus is an Bucyrus Erie model B and Brutus the Grizzly Bear. Bozeman, Montana / USA

 · Former coal miners who worked on Big Brutus gather in front of the 16-story (160-feet tall), 11 million pounds electric shovel near West Mineral, Ks. It cost .5 million in and operated in.

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I really want to beat the shit out of something right now

Big Brutus during construction stripping shovel 29 3 comments share save hide report 20 Posted by 5 days ago The Gem of Egypt was a Bucyrus -B strip mining shovel that started operating in . 20 1 comment share save hide report 18 Posted by 18.

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The Captain was the Largest Single Mining Shovel Ever …

mining shovel, it was then sold for scrap metal. Standing 22 stories high (see the comparison to Big Brutus which stood 16 stories high), The Captain in all it's Majestic Glory removing over burden. The Marion had 36 electric motors onboard each of.

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Just Shapes & Beats on Steam

"Just Shapes & Beats" is a chaotic co-op musical bullet-hell based on three simple things: avoid Shapes, move to the kick-ass Beats, and die, repeatedly. Reviews "Just Shapes & Beats is a magical hybrid between a bullet hell shoot-'em-up and rhythm game.".

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Visiting Big Brutus, a Really Big Steam Shovel in …

Big Brutus is an electric shovel, so plugging it in and powering it up each day was quite the event. Old timers in the area say that lights in area homes and offices would dim as Big Brutus got up to speed. The last month of operation for Big Brutus, in May , the.

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Big Brutus Electric Steam Shovel, West Mineral, Kansas. …

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Big Brutus during construction stripping shovel 29 3 comments share save hide report 20 Posted by 5 days ago The Gem of Egypt was a Bucyrus -B strip mining shovel that started operating in . 20 1 comment share save hide report 18 Posted by 18.

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

 · The cost, back in : $6.5 million. Big Brutus worked 24 hours a day for 11 years. When the Pittsburg & Midway coal mine shut down in , Big Brutus dug his last pit in West Mineral.

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Interview with Silver Spade operator about working the …

Big Brutus during construction stripping shovel 29 3 comments share save hide report 19 Posted by 4 days ago The Gem of Egypt was a Bucyrus -B strip mining shovel that started operating in .

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"Giant Shovel on I

 · Big Shovel Epitaphs As for the monster machines that caused all the damage and commotion back in the s and s, all three of them had long mining careers. The Tiger, from , worked up through the s; The Mountaineer, began working in , stopped digging in and was scrapped in ; and The GEM of Egypt of , dug its last shovelful in .

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West Mineral, KS

NW 60th St., West Mineral, KS. Directions: Six miles west of the junction of Hwys 7 and 102, then a half-mile south. Hours: Jan-Mar 10-4; Apr-Memorial Day Weekend 9-5; Mem Day-Labor Day 9-6. Labor Day-Jan 9-5 (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access. Phone:.

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Visiting Big Brutus, a Really Big Steam Shovel in …

Big Brutus is an electric shovel, so plugging it in and powering it up each day was quite the event. Old timers in the area say that lights in area homes and offices would dim as Big Brutus got up to speed. The last month of operation for Big Brutus, in May , the.

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