Backhoe rock shovel bucket from a Terex O&K Hydraulic Mining Excavator RH 120-E, used at the Mount Tom Price Mine.

A rusty, concave-shaped iron bucket from a mining excavator. The bucket has five teeth (tines) with individual covers, six guards and two additional attachment devices. Two metal plates attached to the sides read “B/2”, with the weight “15.2T” spray-painted in white along the top and sides.


  • Title: Backhoe rock shovel bucket
  • Date: About 1990
  • Location: Mount Tom Price Mine, Western Australia, Australia
  • External Link: National Museum of Australia website
  • Dimensions: W 2610mm x H 2900mm x D 3070mm
  • Credit: Donated by Rio Tinto
  • Collection: Rio Tinto collection National Museum of Australia

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