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steam shovel

[′stēm ‚shəv·əl]
(mechanical engineering)
A power shovel operated by steam.

steam shovel

A power-shovel operated by steam which is generated in its own boiler.
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Nickel concluded that the dragline possesses "certain obvious advantages over the steam shovel .
The steam shovels broke through vast masses of shell heaps, the kitchen middens or refuse dumps of early Indians.
The author of this book, Peter Manktelow, believes the steam shovel and its derivatives have never received the recognition accorded to most other steam machines.
Steam shovels mounted on rail evolved into electric powered behemoths mounted on crawler pads.
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The shovel saw years of service and news of its success spread worldwide, leading to the construction of similar revolving steam shovels by Bucyrus and other companies.
It showed footage of steam shovels digging through mounds of concrete.
Backhoes and steam shovels have taken their place, and unfortunately there are those who can use a pick and shovel but cannot learn to use a backhoe or a steam shovel.
On the surface, steam shovels and draglines are moving ore and overburden, and mucking machines underground are loading ore cars pulled by locomotives rather than horses.
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