Big Brutus, Views from the Boom - second largest electric shovel in the world.
Bucyrus International, Inc. is a manufacturer of heavy mining equipment. Founded in Bucyrus, Ohio in 1880, the headquarters were moved to its current location in South Milwaukee, Wisconsin in 1893.
Big Brutus is the nickname of the Bucyrus-Erie model 1850B electric shovel, which was the second largest of its type in operation in the 1960s and 1970s. It is currently the centerpiece of a mining museum in West Mineral, Kansas.
Wikipedia, Big Brutus.
West Mineral, Kansas
West Mineral is a city in Cherokee
County, Kansas, United States. It is the
home of Big Brutus, the second largest
electric shovel in the world. The
population was 243 at the 2000 census.