Big Brutus - Second largest electric shovel in the world

Big Brutus - Second largest electric shovel in the world


West Mineral, Kansas (KS), US
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 .

No the people off to the right for scale.

It is 160 feet (49 m) high and weighs 11 million pounds.
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 .

No the people off to the right for scale.

It is 160 feet (49 m) high and weighs 11 million pounds.
View in Google Earth Power - Coal
Links: en.wikipedia.org, virtualglobetrotting.com
By: kjfitz

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