mine locomotive


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mine locomotive

[′mīn ‚lō·kə‚mōd·iv]
(mining engineering)
A low, heavy haulage engine designed for underground operation; usually propelled by electricity, gasoline, or compressed air.
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At present the expectations and needs of users of battery supplied mine locomotives are much higher.
Gasior, "Compare analyses between PMSM and IM mine locomotives drives", Maszyny Gornicze, vol.
Hydraulic drill and long-haul jumbos, LHD loaders mine locomotives, rail haulage and bucket systems head to clients across Ontario, norhern Quebec and into the U.S.
Air has been powering torpedoes since 1866 and mine locomotives even earlier.
Mine locomotives were reviewed in the March 1989 issue of Mining Magazine.