Bucyrus-Erie 750B Shovel

Estevan, Saskatchewan, Canada

Stripping shovel, Bucyrus-Erie 750B shovel

Working at Boundary Mine, for 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

20 Cu Yard bucket
All Electric
Total of 1,200 HP
Weight of machine= 1,195 Tons
1 ton=2240 lbs, so this machine weighed 2,676,800 lbs

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


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