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Lima type 802 loading into an Euclids
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No: 2081   Contributor: Bernie Moening   Year: 1947   Manufacturer: Lima Locomotive Works   Country: United States of America
Lima type 802 loading into an Euclids


Lima type 802 with 50' boom on a dragline loading into an Euclids near Arkansas river near Grady Arkansas in 1947
Picture added on 26 February 2011 at 17:01
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I believe that the machine pictured is a 750 & not an 802. If you look carefully at the 802 pictured w/ 120 Ft. boom & jib you will see that the cab is slightly longer--note the space between rear cab door & the end of the cab in each picture . I drove piles in NYC for 42 Yrs. & we owned two 802's--I'm quite familiar w/ them. Interesting thing the long boom rig pictured appears in one of the original catalogs for the 802 & in that catalog the load chart says she is a 40 tonner not 50 ton --I have that catalog & one slightly newer where she's a 50 ton machine .

Added by Robert MacKenna on 02 April 2012.
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