Big Hog Strip Mine Shovel The Pop History Dig
Mar 21, 2014 May 28, 2014 J.D. Gigantic, 20-story tall strip-mining shovel that Peabody Coal Co. used to dig through more than 5,000 acres of Muhlenberg County, KY, 1963-1986, supplying TVAs Paradise powerplant. Note full-size commercial bus at bottom of photo. In 1971, a song titled Paradise began to be heard on the radio.