A dragline is a vehicle found in the Mojave Wasteland.


A dragline excavator is a piece of heavy equipment used in mining and excavating. A large bucket is suspended by a wire cable, which is lowered to the material to be excavated. Once complete, the operator lifts the bucket and transports the material to its destination.

Before the NCRCF prison break and subsequent deathclaw infestation, the Quarry Junction workers utilized these pre-War machines in their mining operations, along with dynamite, in order to make cement for the New California Republic.[1] Chomps Lewis also mentions that the draglines are pre-War, and need to be repaired once in awhile.[2]


  • Quarry Junction - Several draglines can be found here, however some of the machines have their buckets attached and some have fallen to the ground.
  • Gametitle-FNV OWB Construction site - A single dragline can be found in the Construction site.


Draglines appear in Fallout: New Vegas and it's add-on Old World Blues.



  1. The Courier: "What is this place?"
    Chomps Lewis: "This is Sloan, a camp for us quarry workers. The actual quarry, Quarry Junction, is up the road north of here. The whole thing is an NCR operation. We make cement for the NCR using the limestone we dig out with dynamite and draglines. Dirty work, but the pay's good."
    (Chomps Lewis' dialogue)
  2. The Courier: "What's a dragline?"
    Chomps Lewis: "It's a big machine which moves rocks around, piles at a time. It's Pre-War tech, so you need to thump it once in awhile to keep it running."
    (Chomps Lewis' dialogue)
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