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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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in the anthracite fields near Shenandoah, Pa., Nickel concluded that the dragline possesses "certain obvious advantages over the steam shovel ...
At the time the steam shovels were excavating in preparation for the paving of the highway, they brought to light many things....
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.
With huge growth in railroad construction, as well as discovery of uses for steam shovels in mining coal, copper, iron and other minerals, many manufacturers got into the act.
Steam shovels mounted on rail evolved into electric powered behemoths mounted on crawler pads.
At the turn of the century, all of the following equipment was in wide use in the rock products industry: steam shovels; draglines; slackline cableways; drag scrapers; centrifugal pump, bucket ladder, and clamshell dredges; and hydraulicking.
Miscellaneous 2 4 SURFACE Mine cars and mine locomotives 64 47 Electricity 10 17 Machinery 20 20 Boiler explosions or bursting steam pipes 5 4 Railway cars and locomotives 19 20 Other causes: Explosives 1 12 Fall of person 15 12 Falling objects (derrick, booms, etc.) 7 7 Suffocation in chute, bin or culm 3 5 Falls or slides of rock or coal 10 5 Steam shovels 1 ...
It showed footage of steam shovels digging through mounds of concrete.
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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