Model of Lima Excavator type 1201.

Made:
1948-1949

Model of Lima Excavator type 1201.

This fine maker's model is of a Lima type 1201 excavator fitted with a crowd shovel of approximately 3 cubic metre capacity. This was an all-purpose machine which could also operate a drag-line. Such excavators were generally used in open-cast mining, quarrying and construction projects. This 1:18 scale model was presented to the Museum by the makers, Lima-Hamilton of Ohio, one of the world's leading manufacturers of such equipment at the time.

Details

Category:
Mining & Ore Dressing
Object Number:
1949-48
Measurements:
overall: 27.3622 x 10.2362 x 39.3701 in.; 695 x 260 x 1000 mm
type:
model
credit:
Lima-Hamilton Corporation