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Wabamun dragline.jpg
09-SEP-2007

Wabamun dragline.jpg

This huge Marion dragline strips away the overburden at the Wabamun mine which provides coal for the powerplant. On average the coal seam is about 40-50 feet below the surface. The bucket capacity is about 50 cubic meters and the boom is 250 feet.

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