Ken's Carnival Erie Digger Cranes At

I had been searching for these for years. I had almost given up ever finding any. Most have been junked years ago and the few that survive are way out of my price range. Then these showed up! I have very fond memories of my great grandfather taking me to the carnival that came to town every fall. There we would always spend a couple of dollars on the cranes. Back then the were .10 a play.

This is how these machines were often configured with two or four per case.

The wood and the diggers are both in excellent condition for their age.

Here is a close up shot of the digger. Often these were painted.

100% Mechanical. The wires are for the lights which are not necessary for them to operate.

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