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Pricelist from 1900

brochure from  1909

In 1901 Menck built the first steam shovel. From 1905 no more chains were used for the thrust gear, but steel cables. In 1908 the first electric driven shovel was offered.

1911 already the 300. shovel was build, almost three years later the 500. shovel.

some techn. data of the steam shovels:

 

A

C2

G

E

power of boiler

6 PS

34/19 PS

81/40 PS

50/23 PS

gauge

1435 mm

1780 mm

2600 mm

2070 mm

working weight

8900 kg

25700 kg

58000 kg

35000 kg

capacity of dipper

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0,75 cbm

2,0 cbm

1,0 cbm

capacity of box

0,5 cbm

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Here the advertising slogans for the steam shovels in 1909:

The advantanges are:

unlimited moverability on all normal gauges

low costs

loading of all bulk goods

low running costs

great performance

applicable for digging works

number of shovels sold:

typ

numbers

very old excavators

23

track excavator

13

mod.8

2

mod.12

15

A

19

B

7

C

13

C1

54

C2

32

E

238

F1

58

F2

60

G

616

G 20

146

J

25