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Big Brutus is a Bucyrus Erie model 1850B and is the largest electric shovel in the world. 16 stories tall (160 feet) weight 11 million pounds with a boom 150 feet long and dipper capacity 90 cu. yds (by heaping, 150 tons — enough to fill three railroad cars.) It travels at a maximum speed of .22 MPH and cost $6.5 million (in 1962)

Not BIGGER in Texas – BIG BRUTUS

Big Brutus is a Bucyrus Erie model 1850B and is the largest electric shovel in the world. 16 stories tall (160 feet) weight 11 million pounds with a boom 150 feet long and dipper capacity 90 cu. yds (by heaping, 150 tons — enough to fill three railroad cars.) It travels at a maximum speed of .22 MPH and cost $6.5 million (in 1962)

Sketches of Alaska: Bucyrus steam shovel at Pioneer Park, Fairbanks, Alaska

Sketches of Alaska: Bucyrus steam shovel at Pioneer Park, Fairbanks, Alaska

For reference. This particular vehicle is a mine haul truck with a carrying capacity of 380MT. It is HUGE!...and very stuck

For reference. This particular vehicle is a mine haul truck with a carrying capacity of 380MT. It is HUGE!...and very stuck

Caterpillar 797B Haul Truck.What a beautiful picture.This this 797Bs purpose into a picture

Caterpillar 797B Haul Truck.What a beautiful picture.This this 797Bs purpose into a picture

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