David Hope's

Mining Scenes

All pictures and accompanying notes from: David Hope


Marion 5761 65 Yd.
Erected at gibraltar Mine, and after it turned over, it was scrapped.


BE 3850B 115yd.
Erected in 1963 at PCC's Sinclair Mine at Drakesboro, Ky. It was buried when Sinclair closed in 1988. this picture shows the gantry of the already buried 3850 being pulled over be the B-E 1260w dragline that covered it.

For More info on the 3850B click here.