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Steam shovel still going strong [video]


If the name Mike Mulligan rings a bell, you’ve probably spent some quality hours reading the classic children’s book and how he and his steam shovel, Mary Anne, proved the doubters wrong.

Unless you were the first generation to have read the book, though, you might not have seen one in action, but this Erie Steam Shovel Type B was going strong at the International Plowing Match in 2008.

Full story at YouTube via Neatorama.

Tech, circa 1925.

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