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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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Tractor shovel: 1928 Wilford Power Shovel Model B. Sometimes applied to wheel loaders, the term describes a cable excavator mounted on and/or powered by an industrial wheel tractor chassis.
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