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Eimco

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of USA and Team Valley, Gateshead.

  • Founded in 1894 as the Eastern Iron and Metal Corporation in Salt Lake City, Utah
  • 1960 Rockershovels and filters for mining

The Eimco Rockershovel, also known as the 'Mucker' was powered by compressed air at 3-8 bar. It weighs 2025kg and although the 12B model shown in the images was the smallest in the range it was ideally suited to the very narrow tunnels at Geevor.

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Sources of Information


Sources of Information

  • Mining Year Book 1960. Published by Walter E. Skinner. Advert p69