Goodman loader

Goodman loader

[′gu̇d·mən ‚lōd·ər]
(mining engineering)
An electrohydraulic power shovel designed for loading coal where the seams are 6 feet (1.8 meters) or more in thickness.
A loader designed for loading coal from thin seams; has a telescoping fan-shaped apron that extends from the entry of the room to the working face.