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A photo I found on Google search of a Bucyrus-Monighan dragline like the one used for dredging at Dayton during the early 1940s. That was the dragline of which you could see the boom and bucket in the photo of the barge and mill posted by Scott on 11-17-07. The thing really walked to move about therefore gaining the name walking monighan. Two cams lowered a foot on each side, causing the monighan to rise and to move ahead or back a few feet. People came from afar to see it work. Photo and info. came from Bucyrus History. Photographer is unknown.
Date Uploaded: December 19, 2007