They used it to uncover the coal it was pretty deep here so they got this big machine to do it says betty becker the manager at big brutus inc its construction in the 1960s was a legendary. Meet big brutus the giant electric shovel in kansas youll have to see to believe if youve never thought big brutus was big enough for you to stop by sometime wed love to prove you wrong look at this huge thing theres plenty to explore here even if you stay outside itll take a minute to walk around the whole thing anyways. Big brutus is 160 feet tall and weights 11 million pounds these giant electric shovels and the earlier draglines that they replaced were an important part of the kansas strip mining industry big brutus was put out of business when the economics of the coal mining changed in the 1970s
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