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Locomotive Cranes At Bingham

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This page last updated on November 9, 2017.

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Locomotive Cranes

The following roster listings are based on information from John Taubeneck, along with information taken from Kennecott equipment diagram folio sheets which had been updated through 1952, courtesy of Steve Swanson.

The Kennecott number is taken from the Kennecott equipment diagram folio sheets, which included Utah Copper and Bingham & Garfield equipment.

American Hoist & Derrick

Kennecott
Number
Builder
Number
Capacity Date
Built
Date
Received
Location
  2407 25-ton 1948   Bingham, Utah
  L4274 30-ton Nov 1980   Bingham, Utah

Browning

Kennecott
Number
Builder
Number
Capacity Date
Built
Date
Received
Location
  1243 19-ton 1914   Bingham, Utah
  2208 25-ton 1923   Bingham, Utah

Industrial Works

Kennecott
Number
Builder
Number
Model Capacity Date
Built
Location Last Parts
Order
B&G 07 3148   15 tons Feb 1917 Bingham, Utah  
  3523 30t SC 30 tons 1918 Bingham, Utah 1963
  4263 35t SC 35 tons 1924 Ray, Arizona 1963

Industrial Brownhoist

Kennecott
Number
Builder
Number
Model Date
Built
Date
Received
Location Last Parts
Order
Notes
A-52 10884 25-ton Oct 1936 Mar 1937 Arthur, Utah   Assigned to Arthur mill; built for stock in October 1936, sold to Utah Copper in March 1937
M-38 10989 25t DC 1940 Jan 1940 Magna, Utah 1962 Assigned to Magna mill
B&G 08 11221 25 tons 1941 Jun 1942     Sold to Todd Shipyards, Seattle, Washington
M-41 11390 25t DC 1942 Feb 1944 Magna, Utah 1964 Assigned to Magna mill
  11391 25t DC 1943   Beaumont, Texas 1961  
A-5 11908 25t DC 1948 Feb 1949 Magna, Utah 1965 Assigned to Arthur mill
  12260 DE 25 1956   Hayden, Arizona 1965  
  12347 25t DC 1957   Magna, Utah 1965  
  12378 DE 25 1956   Hurley, New Mexico 1965  
  12402 DE 30-40 1959   Bingham Canyon, Utah 1965  

Link Belt

Kennecott
Number
Builder
Number
Model Date
Built
Date
Received
Location Notes
A-54 500 18-ton   1918 Arthur, Utah Assigned to Arthur mill

Ohio

Kennecott
Number
Builder
Number
Model Capacity Date
Built
Date
Received
Location Notes
  4960 DE-600 55-80 tons May 1974   Magna, Utah 50' boom; sold September 2004
  4987 DE-250 25-30 tons Apr 1975   Garfield, Utah 65' boom
  5092 DE-250 25-30 tons Apr 1979   Magna, Utah 50' boom; sold September 2004

Wreck Derricks

Industrial Works

Kennecott
Number
Builder
Number
Model Capacity Date
Built
Location Last Parts
Order
Notes
B&G 01 2505   120 tons Nov 1911 Bingham, Utah    
  3353 150t W 150 tons 1916 Bingham, Utah    
602 3533 120t W 120 tons 1917 Bingham, Utah 1965 converted to diesel

Diagram Sheets

(View the equipment diagram sheets for the above cranes and derricks, through 1952)

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