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Estevan
Saskatchewan
Canada
 P & H 9020 Dragline

 

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THE PICTURES BELOW WERE TAKEN JUNE 1999
BY AN EARLY SONY DIGITAL CAMERA
 

NO NAME ON THIS BEAST YET
IT WAS UNDER CONSTRUCTION AT THE SHAND POWER PLANT
NOW IN OPERATION AS OF 2000


P&H 9020 DRAGLINE

UNDER CONSTRUCTION JUNE 1999

 

 

$65 MILLION DOLLAR MACHINE WAS BUILT
NEXT TO THE SHAND POWER PLANT
BETWEEN ESTEVAN AND BIENFAIT
SPECS- 75 CUBIC METER BUCKET
OR 98 SQ YARDS FOR THOSE NON-METRIC TYPES
BOOM LENGTH- 106.7 METRES (350 FT)
OPERATING RADIUS= 101 MTRS (331 FT)
MAX DUMPING HEIGHT= 46 MTRS (152 FT)
HOIST ROPE DIAM (TWIN)= 101 MM (4 INCHES)
SWING MOTOR= 6 X 780 KW'S
HOIST MOTORS= 6 X 970 KW'S
DRAG MOTORS= 6 X 970 KW'S
WALK MOTORS= 2 X 970 KW'S
TOTAL WEIGHT OF MACHINE= 6,250 TONS
FIRST OF ITS MODEL IN NORTH AMERICA
IT WILL SUPPLY 1.5 MILLION TONS OF
COAL TO THE SHAND POWER PLANT
THE "ESTEVAN EAGLE" IS THE SAME SIZE
BUT MADE BY MARION- (MARION 8750)
 

"BIG LOU" A BUCYRUS-ERIE 2570W
(100 CU YARD BUCKET)
AND THE "ESTEVAN EAGLE"
EACH USE AS MUCH POWER AS THE 
CITY OF ESTEVAN DOES!
I REMEMBER WHEN MR. KLIMAX
A MARION M7800 WAS BUILT. IT HAD A
35 CU YARD BUCKET AND I THOUGHT
IT WAS HUGE!

I have a special picture album
just of this dragline
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