- Associated Press - Wednesday, June 17, 2015

WASHBURN, N.D. (AP) - One of the huge draglines that digs for coal at a central North Dakota mine has tipped over.

The incident happened Wednesday at the Falkirk Mine near Washburn. A mine spokesman tells KXMB-TV (https://bit.ly/1GPeKbg ) that no one was injured and the machine has no major damage.

The spokesman says a high wall issue or slumping ground caused the dragline to tip.

The dragline weighs 13.5 million pounds and was built in the 1970s. Its diameter is about 80 feet long.

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Information from: KXMB-TV, https://www.kxnet.com

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