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Cable Shovels, Draglines and Backhoes

This gallery of equipment images is designed to help you identify common types of cable-operated excavators, both past and present.

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Walking dragline: 1955 Page Engineering 618. The cam-like walking motion of the mechanism directly behind the cab lifts by turns the shoe that contacts the ground and the dragline itself to move it.
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