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Report - NCB Opencast Dragline, 17-11-2007

Discussion in 'Industrial Sites' started by Bunk3r, Nov 19, 2007.

  1. Bunk3r

    Bunk3r 28DL Memb3r
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    For the background on this machine search 'dragline' on here as its been done before, or wikipedia has a good description of how it works. but basically it excavates by dragging a big bucket, but more impressively is this things size (although there use to be a bigger one there) and the fact that it walks! (or use to at least) anyway I was in Leeds for the weekend so grabbed my Dad's camera (long exposure) and paid it a visit.

    view from behind:

    my brother up on top:

    my brother on the bucket:

    me on the jib: (a bit like spot the ball this one, but I am on there)

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