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|description=The Mountaineer, a steam shovel built by the Marion Steam Shovel Company based in Marion, Ohio, ca. 1945-1960.
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|description=The Mountaineer is a stripping shovel built by the Marion Power Shovel Company, based in Marion, Ohio, ca. 1955. Stripping shovels remove overburden, which is dirt lying above a seam of coal; this allows the coal to be mined. The Mountaineer was operated near Cadiz in Harrison County, Ohio, from 1956 to 1979.
 
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|source=Ohio Historical Society SC 4555, AL03324 from the Marion Steam Shovel Company Collection.
 
|source=Ohio Historical Society SC 4555, AL03324 from the Marion Steam Shovel Company Collection.
 
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The Mountaineer is a stripping shovel built by the Marion Power Shovel Company, based in Marion, Ohio, ca. 1955. Stripping shovels remove overburden, which is dirt lying above a seam of coal; this allows the coal to be mined. The Mountaineer was operated near Cadiz in Harrison County, Ohio, from 1956 to 1979.

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Ohio Historical Society SC 4555, AL03324 from the Marion Steam Shovel Company Collection.

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3/12/2007 14:29

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