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'The nature of Hanna Coal's surface mining operations is illustrated here. Among the company's seven strip shovels for removing the overburden and uncovering the 52-inch vein of coal, are four giants weighing in the neighborhood of 1,800 tons each, equipped with booms up to 120 feet long, and with scoops having a capacity up to 50 cubic yards. Each of these large shovels can move enough stone and earth per year to cover a football field more than a mile high.'
'The nature of Hanna Coal's surface mining operations is illustrated here. Among the company's seven strip shovels for removing the overburden and uncovering the 52-inch vein of coal, are four giants weighing in the neighborhood of 1,800 tons each, equipped with booms up to 120 feet long, and with scoops having a capacity up to 50 cubic yards. Each of these large shovels can move enough stone and earth per year to cover a football field more than a mile high.'
Hanna Coal Co. Shovels: 'looks like 'The Mountaineer' on the right and probably 'The Tiger' on 'The Green Hornet' on the left.'
Hanna Coal Company's large electric shovel 'The Mountaineer'.