Kansas Blog http://www.travelks.com/blog/ Tag - Mined Land Wildlife area Tue, 16 Sep 2014 07:27:40 GMT The World’s Largest Electric Shovel: Big Brutus http://www.travelks.com/blog/post/2012/23/The-World-s-Largest-Electric-Shovel-Big-Brutus/2777/ <img src='http://www.travelks.com/includes/content/images/media/Big-Brutus.jpg'/><br/>Big Brutus is big by the numbers. The 1850-B electric shovel is the largest in the world. With a working weight of about 11 million pounds and a boom that stretches up over the height of a ... Tue, 23 Oct 2012 07:00:00 GMT http://www.travelks.com/blog/post/2012/23/The-World-s-Largest-Electric-Shovel-Big-Brutus/2777/ Southeast Kansas Strip Mines, An Outdoorsman's Paradise http://www.travelks.com/blog/post/2012/13/Southeast-Kansas-Strip-Mines-An-Outdoorsman-s-Paradise/2645/ <img src='http://www.travelks.com/includes/content/images/media/strip-mines.jpeg'/><br/> Southeast Kansas is home to some of the most secluded, yet compelling, fishing opportunities in all of Kansas.&nbsp; Known as the Mined Land Wildlife Area, almost 14,500 acres of land and over 200 lakes are home to several species of fish, from catfish and largemouth bass, crappie, sunfish and bluegill, to brown and rainbow trout.This area offers ideal fishing and extraordinary wildlife opportunities.&nbsp; Thu, 13 Sep 2012 07:00:00 GMT http://www.travelks.com/blog/post/2012/13/Southeast-Kansas-Strip-Mines-An-Outdoorsman-s-Paradise/2645/