Mining Museum in West Mineral, Kansas - Home to Big Brutus

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Mining Museum in West Mineral, Kansas - Home to Big Brutus

Post by SteveR » Thu Oct 09, 2014 7:24 pm

Big Brutus is the nickname of the Bucyrus-Erie model 1850B electric shovel, which was the second largest of its type in operation in the 1960s and 1970s. It is currently the centerpiece of a mining museum in West Mineral, Kansas.

Big Brutus, while not the largest electric shovel ever built, is the largest electric shovel still in existence.,_Kansas
12x36 Enco Lathe, 9x42 Bridgeport, SMAW, O/A, Miller MIG w/gas, "Tools to make things"
1.5" Allen Models Consolidation in progress
1" FEF in progress
1" LE Pacific "Project"
3/4" LE Northern Project

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