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Largest Power Shovel
Description: The operation of the largest power shovel ever made, "The Mountaineer," built by the Marion Power Shovel Company for the Hanna Coal Company Division of Pittsburgh Consolidation Coal Company.
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Clip #: MF-29P
Length: 1:51
Year: 1955
Color: B/W
Sound: Sound
Library: TFA Network
Decade: 1950s
Region: North America
Country: United States
State: Ohio
Subject: Mining
Original: 16mm
1950s, Cadiz, Ohio, open pit mine, largest power shovel ever built in action stripping overburden from pit, stripping shovel, strip mining, coal mining, Marion Power Shovel Company, “The Mountaineer,” Hanna Coal Company Division of Pittsburgh Consolidation Coal Company, view from inside control cab, operator at controls, electricity that powers shovel, “Danger 5000 Volts” sign, worker climbing stairs on exterior of machine

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