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"Big Muskie" World's Largest Earth Moving Machine

Big Muskie World's Largest Earth Moving Machine Cumberland Ohio
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Stock #: 252204
Type: Postcard
Era: Continental Chrome
City: Cumberland
State: Ohio (OH)
County: Guernsey
Artist: Floyd Hivnor
Publisher: R. C. Holmes
Size: 4" x 6" (10.25 x 15.25 cm)

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Owned by Central Ohio Coal Co., a subsidiary of Ohio Power Co., located in South Eastern Ohio near Cumberland. This machine used in strip mining of coal, weighs 27,000,000 pounds and has a 310 ft. boom. The bucket is 220 Cubic yards, that can strip 325 tons of earth and rock at a catch. The cables that pull the bucket are 5 inches in diameter. It can walk too
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