"Shand" W1800 Dragline
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W1800 Dragline named "Shand"
Built in Ipswich, Suffolk, England, by Ransomes and Rapier Ltd.
In Dec 1988, Busyrus Europe
Ltd., a British Subsidiary of
This machine would have been built,
They built the same model near
Edmonton, Alberta, in Apr 1961,
Some had 40 yd buckets with 250 ft boom.
Basic boom was 208 ft.
Circular Turntable base.
They weighed roughly 1,790 tons without the bucket.
It was designed in sections,
Inside the house was a 16 ton
Had 2 duplicate operating control cabins, one on each side.
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