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Giant dragline on the move

Published 08/25/2009, The Jamestown Sun

Traffic on state Highway 49 south of Beulah was detoured Monday so the Queen Bee, a 7.5 million-pound dragline, could move carefully across the road from one coal mining area to another. The dragline owned by Dakota Westmoreland Corp. was moving from the east side of the highway to a mining area on the west side of the road. The bucket on the giant excavating machine is used to remove layers of soil above coal deposits.

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