Big Brutus Electric Shovel – Kansas Tuesdays April 23, 2019

Updated April 23, 2019: added missing link to Tripadvisor which WordPress appeared to eat.

I have never visited Big Brutus,, the largest surviving electric shovel still in existence. It wasn’t the largest ever built, but there are no larger ones around. It’s on my Bucket List.

Atlas Obscura:

Facebook (website or blog page or search):


Google Maps: Google Map Location of Big Brutus (Street View available)


Only In Your State:

Pinterest: (may have to dig through unrelated sites)

Roadside America:

Trip Advisor:

Tumblr: No listing located

Twitch channel or search: No listing located

Twitter: No listing located

Vimeo channel or search: No listing located



YouTube channel or search:,

Other Kansas Tuesdays posts:




About Wichita Genealogist

Originally from Gulfport, Mississippi. Live in Wichita, Kansas now. I suffer Bipolar I, ultra-ultra rapid cycling, mixed episodes. Blog on a variety of topics - genealogy, DNA, mental health, among others. Let's
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